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2017 Anesthesiology Salary and Employment Statistics

The 2017 LocumTenens.com Anesthesiologist Salary Survey annual report is now available! Results from the annual LocumTenens.com anesthesiologist salary survey highlight annual average anesthesiologist salaries. Respondent demographics including region of practice, board certification, and time frame for making next job change are also covered in detail in the full salary survey report.

The LocumTenens.com anesthesiologist salary survey resource center provides more detailed salary information, including historical data from 2007 through our latest 2017 Anesthesiologist Salary Survey.

Enhanced recovery after surgery program cutting down hospital stays

Source: American Society of Anesthesiologists

Anesthesiologists are helping reduce post-surgery hospital stays and cut the amount of opioids prescribed, thanks to the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program. The ERAS program has developed multiple pre- and post-surgery steps that ease patient’s anxiety about surgery. Patients who underwent colorectal surgery and participated in ERAS left the hospital two days before colorectal patients who did not participate in the program. Anesthesiologists hope more hospitals implement this program to save money as well as make sure patients remain comfortable before and after surgeries.

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Propofol can prohibit syntanin1A which carries implications

Source: University of Queensland

Physicians have long known that propofol affects the brain’s sleep center but now researchers from the University of Queensland have used single-molecule imaging microscopy to reveal that propofol can also affect neuron communications. Research showed how propofol prohibits movement of syntaxin1A. The syntaxin1A protein is needed for all neuron communications. This development is important because propofol can have implications on people with vulnerable brain connectivity.

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