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The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Checklist for Managing Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity: 2017 Version

Neal, Joseph, M., MD*; Woodward, Crystal, M., MD*; Harrison, T., Kyle, MD

Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine: February 2018 - Volume 43 - Issue 2 - p 150–153
doi: 10.1097/AAP.0000000000000726
REGIONAL ANESTHESIA AND ACUTE PAIN: SPECIAL ARTICLES

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) periodically revises and updates its checklist for the management of local anesthetic systemic toxicity. The 2017 update replaces the 2012 version and reflects new information contained in the third ASRA Practice Advisory on Local Anesthetic Systemic Toxicity. Electronic copies of the ASRA checklist can be downloaded from the ASRA Web site (www.asra.com) for inclusion in local anesthetic toxicity rescue kits or perioperative checklist repositories.

From the *Department of Anesthesiology, Virginia Mason Medical Center; Seattle, WA; and †Department of Anesthesiology, Stanford University; Palo Alto, CA.

Accepted for publication November 22, 2017.

Address correspondence to: Joseph M. Neal, MD, 1100 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98181 (e-mail: Joseph.Neal@virginiamason.org).

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) receives revenue from sale of the ASRA LAST app.

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