Links of Interest

The internet is full of information about surgical procedures and anesthesia. We recommend using reputable websites that synthesize the current state-of-knowledge in an objective fashion. Here are some recommended sites: American Society of Anesthesiologists The International Anesthesia Research Society The American Society of Regional Anesthesia The Society for Obstetric Anesthesiology and Perinatology The Society for Ambulatory Anesthesiology American Board of Anesthesiolog

Sibley Memorial Hospital Departments and Services Sibley Memorial Hospital Website Johns Hopkins Medicine Website



Labor and Delivery






Forms for Patients

Patient Medication List Form

Anesthesia Consent Form

Educational Links for Patients -American Society of Anesthesiologists designed for patients and families of patients having surgery -A primer for patients of questions to ask your anesthesiologist prior to surgery -YouTube channel maintained by the American Society of Anesthesiologists with videos relevant to patients

Educational Links for Physicians/Health Care Providers -Provides access to the many American Society of Anesthesiologist standards and practice parameters American College of Cardiologists recommendations for the pre-op cardiac optimization -Most recent guidelines for the administration of regional anesthesia for patients on blood thinners

Most recent guidelines for preoperative fasting.

Most recent guidelines on preoperative fasting requirements -Cochrane conducts reviews of multiple areas of medical practice to help promote evidence based medicine -Anesthesiologist run “Wikipedia” analogue


Enhanced Recovery After Surgery:  This website provides additional supporting information for the ERAS pilot protocol. So does this one.