The Washington State Society of Anesthesiologists

Founded in 1948, WSSA was formed to advance the science and art of anesthesiology, and to stimulate interest and promote progress in that specialty. It is a Washington State non-profit corporation and is a component society of the American Society of Anesthesiologists. If you'd like to join WSSA, learn more about becoming a member through ASA.

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Save the Date! 2023 Spring Scientific Meeting  - POCUS FOCUS

Saturday, May 6, 2023 @ Museum of Flight! 

Point-of-Care ultrasound (POCUS) is the bedside utilization of ultrasound, in real-time, to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Image acquisition from POCUS utilization by anesthesiologists involves the assessment of multiple organs in different perioperative situations.

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• The American Society of Anesthesiologists released a statement regarding the use of ketamine for non-medical purposes. Read ASA's Statement >
• Faces Behind Masks provides medical staff with stickers of their face that can be worn on their protective gear. Learn More >

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