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Friday, December 23, 2022 

Study: Scoping review finds general anesthesia may lead to cognitive deficits

First scoping review in the perioperative neurocognitive disorder field: most preclinical studies report cognitive deficits after general anesthesia, with age and duration of exposure as risk factors.
Monday, November 29, 2021 

Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Choi

Project led by Dr. Choi has been funded by the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
Thursday, November 25, 2021 

Dr. Beverley Orser featured on 'Anesthesiology News' Podcast

Dr. Beverley Orser shares insight on 'Anesthesiology News presents The Etherist,' as the podcast takes a look at "the origin of anesthesiology as a modern medical specialty." (Dr. Orser's segment begins at 26:00)
Thursday, April 1, 2021 

Anesthesia Impairs Memory in Mice

An article in The Scientist featuring Sunnybrook's Dr. Beverley Orser compares several anesthetic regimens in rodents to determine the impact on neurons in the hippocampus.
Thursday, August 27, 2020 

New report highlights Canadian shortage of anesthesiologists in rural and remote regions

A recent report published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal outlines the need for a national strategy for anesthesia services in rural and remote regions of the country.