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An Appeal for a Universal Opioid Metric
By Matt McCord, MD    Oct 27, 2016
Preoperative Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks in Hip Fracture Patients
By Stuart Grant, MB, ChB, FRCA, Gavin Martin, MB, ChB, FRCA, and Ellen Flanagan, MD    Oct 5, 2016
Fighting the Opioid Epidemic in Our Community
By Chad M. Brummett, MD, and Kristin Bennett    Sep 26, 2016

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  1. Nov
    5, 2016

    ASRA-ASA Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia Education Portfolio Cadaver Course


  2. Nov
    17, 2016

    15th Annual Pain Medicine Meeting, 2016

    Annual Meetings

    Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel

  3. Nov
    30, 2016

    Introduction to Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound Early-Bird Deadline


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ASRA founding fathers and former presidents reflect on 40 years of advancing the science and practice of regional anesthesia and pain medicine. Learn more about the history of ASRA by downloading our 40th Anniversary Commemorative Booklet.