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ASRA Provides Formal Comments on MIPS and APM
Jun 27, 2016
ASRA Urges Reconsideration of High Frequency Spinal Cord Stimulation Coverage Denial
Jun 17, 2016
Congratulations New Graduates!
Jun 15, 2016
Submit Nominations for ASRA Board by June 30th
Jun 6, 2016
Who Has Made a Significant Difference in the Field and the Society?
Jun 3, 2016
ASRA Seeks Nominations for the 2018 Gaston Labat Award
Jun 1, 2016
ASRA Seeks Input on MACRA
May 31, 2016
ESI Coverage Now Threatened in Oregon
May 19, 2016
Regional Anesthesia and Pain Podcast: ACB Versus FNB for Knee Surgery
May 13, 2016
ASRA Provides Comments to FDA Regarding Opioid Analgesics REMS
Apr 27, 2016


Medical Marijuana: Where Do We Stand Today?
By Eellan Sivanesan, MD, Andrea L. Nicol, MD, MSc    Jun 22, 2016
Why All Doctors Should Be on Twitter
By Edward R. Mariano, MD, MAS    Jun 15, 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): 2016 Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain
By Chester 'Trip' Buckenmaier III, MD    May 20, 2016
You Can’t Achieve What You Don’t Start
By Ankeet D. Udani, MD, MSEd, Duke University Department of Anesthesiology    Apr 27, 2016
We’re Proud of How We’re Doing, But We Can Do Better
By Angie Stengel, MS, CAE, Executive Director    Apr 12, 2016
To Have and Have Not: The Ultrasound Revolution Reaches Cuban Shores
By Andres Missair, MD; Alexandru Visan, MD; Brian Osman, MD; Oscar De Leon Casasola, MD    Mar 28, 2016
In the Quest to Publish Perioperative Outcome Studies, a Critical Eye is the Best One
By Eric S. Schwenk, MD    Mar 24, 2016
Pain Medicine, Perioperative Surgical Home, and the Patient Experience
By EDWARD R. MARIANO, MD, MAS    Mar 14, 2016
Happy International Women's Day
By Linda Le-Wendling, MD, Clinical Associate Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine    Mar 8, 2016
Problem-Based Learning: The Modern Pain Medicine Medical Education
By Magdalena Anitescu, MD, PhD, and John Kenny, MD    Feb 11, 2016

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Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine

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The official journal of ASRA, this bimonthly journal publishes peer-reviewed scientific and clinical studies to advance the understanding and clinical application of regional techniques for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia. Coverage includes intraoperative regional techniques, perioperative pain, chronic pain, obstetric anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, outcome studies, and complications.

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