ANESTHESIOLOGY's Journal CME is open to all readers. Members of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) enjoy a preferred rate for their subscription. Howev-er, Journal CME is not limited to ASA members or Journal subscribers. To take part in Journal CME,complete the following steps:
1. For the article listed on the right, read the learning objectives and disclosure information.
2. Read the article in the print or online edition.
4. Once online, complete the questions and other required informa tion for the CME program, including the evalu-ation.
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The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Cre d it(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Purpose: The focus of ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME is to educate readers on current developments in the science and clinical practice of anesthesiology.
Target Audience: ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME is in-tended for anesthesiologists. Researchers and other health care professionals with an interest in anesthesiology may also participate.
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This Month's ANESTHESIOLOGY Journal CME
Read the article by Blum et al. entitled “Preoperative and intraoperative predictors of postoper ative acute respira-tory distress syndrome in a general surgical population” on page 19 and the corresponding Editorial View by Kor and Talmor entitled “Anesthesiology and the acute respiratory distress syndrome: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!” on page 1 of this issue.
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to iden-tify preoperative predictors for the development of postopera-tive acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in low-risk patients, describe intraoperative factors associated with the development of ARDS, and estimate the mortality rate from ARDS after low- and high-risk surgical procedures.
Authors: James M. Blum, M.D., Michael J Stentz, M.D., M.S., Ronald Dechert, R.R.T., D.P.H., M.S., Elizabeth Jewell, M.S., Milo Engoren, M.D., Andrew L. Rosenberg, M.D., and Pauline K. Park, M.D., have no financial interest in or affilia-tion with any commercial supporter or providers of any com-mercial services discussed in this educational material.
Authors: Daryl J. Kor, M.D., and Daniel Talmor, M.D., M.P.H., have no financial interest in or affiliation with any commercial supporter or providers of any commercial services discussed in this educational material.
Journal CME Planning Participants Disclosures
Editor-in-Chief: James C. Eisenach, M.D., receives consult-ing fees from Adynxx and NeuroGesX.
CME Editors: Leslie C. Jameson, M.D., receives consult-ing fees and honoraria from Masimo and honoraria from GE Medical. Dan J. Kopacz, M.D., has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
ASA Staff: Employees involved in planning have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
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