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The American Society of Anesthesiologists is an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and to improve patient care.
Opinion surveys were developed by the Task Force to address each clinical intervention identified in the document. Identical surveys were distributed to expert consultants and American Society of Anesthesiology.
g. , academic and private practice) were asked to (1) participate in opinion surveys on the effectiveness of various preanesthesia evaluation strategies, and (2) review and comment on a draft of the Advisory developed by the Task Force. Additional opinions were solicited from active members of the American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA). The Task Force held several open forums at three major national anesthesia meetings to solicit input on the draft Advisory.