Say NO! to Governor Ritter

Did you know that 16 states have replaced physicians with nurses by changing anesthesia provider rules and may be putting you and your family at risk? State governments are making crucial decisions about your healthcare and have chosen to “opt-out” of federal laws that guarantee you have a physician overseeing your anesthesia care.

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Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric obesity is a growing and alarming trend in the United States. The ASA outlines the implications childhood obesity can have on the anesthesia experience as well as tips to prepare your child for surgery.
FAQs: Pediatric Obesity Anesthesia and Surgery
Learn more about the implications of pediatric obesity on the anesthesia and surgical experience.
Facts About Anesthesia Providers & Your Safety
Some politicians and bureaucrats want to change the face of health care in the United States by replacing physicians with nurse.
Robo Tripping & OTC Drug Abuse Among Children
A growing and potentially life-threatening trend known as Robo tripping, the abuse of over-the-counter cough and cold medications, has emerged among America’s youth.

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