25th clinical specialty on 25th anniversary of UpToDate
Wolters Kluwer Health announced today that UpToDate, the acclaimed evidence-based clinical decision support (CDS) resource, is commemorating its 25th anniversary with the launch of its 25th clinical specialty, anesthesiology.
In concert with its 25th anniversary, UpToDate introduces its 25th specialty, anesthesiology. This new specialty covers anesthesia topics related to surgical procedures and other interventions, pain management, opioid avoidance, blood transfusion, and postoperative critical care. Led by Editors-in-Chief, Roberta Hines, MD; Stephanie B. Jones, MD; and Lena S. Sun, MD, the topics in the specialty are written to assist anesthesiologists and nurse anesthetists with finding the best evidence to manage perioperative care for complex patients undergoing common and uncommon procedures, including preoperative consultation, intraoperative anesthetic management, postoperative acute care, and optimal pain management. The new specialty is also a vital resource for general practice clinicians as well as specialists such as surgeons who routinely care for patients together with anesthesiologists.
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