A new working group has been approved by SOCCA’s Board of Directors! Dr. Alisha Bhatia, MD, Vice Chair of the SOCCA Membership Committee, will be the leading the Early Career Anesthesia Intensivists Working Group.
If you or a colleague would be interested in learning more and getting involved, please join us for a virtual gathering on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 5pm CT (6 pm ET). Click here to register and review the meeting details.
The REMAP-CAP investigators recently reported that treatment with the IL-6 receptor antagonists tocilizumab and sarilumab improved outcomes—including survival—in critically ill adults with COVID-19. See the pre-print here.
A Message from SOCCA’s President
Dear fellow members: SOCCA’s enthusiasm is unmatched! I would like to thank you for your strong participation in the recently distributed ASA survey for difficult airway guidelines. Our Society was the 3rd highest respondent, surpassing even bigger and national societies!
Thanks again for your participation and passion for advancement of the specialty!
Miguel Cobas, MD, FCCM
In this COVID-19 infographic, the prevalence and impact of coagulopathy is reviewed, the predictors of disease severity are highlighted, treatment options are described, and areas of clinical uncertainty are identified.
Source: COVID-19 Coagulopathy and Inflammation: The Knowns and Unknowns
Anesthesia & Analgesia131(5):1323, November 2020.
SOCCA Member Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM, Wake Forest School of Medicine, contributed to October 2020’s Anesthesia & Analgesia’s article: “Prediction of Opioid-Induced Respiratory Depression on Inpatient Wards Using Continuous Capnography and Oximetry: An International Prospective, Observational Trial.” Please read the original clinical research report here.
2020 ASA Meeting
Several SOCCA members are participating in the 2020 ASA Meeting, including: