Joseph D Tobias, MD FAAP
Rita Agarwal, MD FAAP
Corrie T M Anderson, MD FAAP
Courtney A Hardy, MD FAAP
Anita Honkanen, MD FAAP
Palo Alto, CA
Mohamed A Rehman, MD FAAP
Carolyn F Bannister, MD FAAP
Immediate Past Chairperson
Stone Mountain, GA
Mark A Singleton, MD FAAP
ASA Committee on Pediatrics
Constance S Houck, MD FAAP
AAP Committee on Drugs
Jennifer Riefe, MEd Manager
Div of Hospital & Surgical Svcs
|Anesthesia Safety in Children
The FDA Releases a New Consumer Update on the Safety of
Anesthesia in Young Children–August 2013
When infants or young children need surgery, does anesthesia affect
their developing brains? SmartTots, an initiative started by FDA and the
International Anesthesia Research Society, is working to answer this
Anesthesia: Is it Safe for Young Brains?
American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses SmartTots Consensus
Statement Regarding Anesthesia Safety in Children
View SmartTots December 2012 Press Release HERE!
Read the January 2013 AAP News Article covering the release of
the consensus statement HERE!
AAP Department of Federal Affairs WASHINGTON REPORTS
Academic and Subspecialty Advocacy - February 2014
Academic and Subspecialty Advocacy - October 2013
Academic and Subspecialty Advocacy - October 2012
Senate HELP Committee Passes Bill to Renew Vital Pediatric
Drugs & Devices Laws, excerpted from Federal Legislative Update
April 27, 2012
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Items of Interest
AAP Global Child Health Update March
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The Pediatrician's Role in the Evaluation and Preparation of Pediatric Patients Undergoing Anesthesia NEW!
SECTION ON ANESTHESIOLOGY AND PAIN MEDICINE
Pediatrics 2014;134;634; originally published online August 25, 2014
Referral to Pediatric Surgical Specialists NEW!
SURGICAL ADVISORY PANEL
Pediatrics; originally published online January 27, 2014
Recognition and Management of Iatrogenically Induced Opioid Dependence and Withdrawal in Children
Jeffrey Galinkin, MD, FAAP, Jeffrey Lee Koh, MD, FAAP, Committee on Drugs, Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Pediatrics Vol. 133 No. 1, January 1, 2014, pp. 152 -155. Published online December 30, 2013
This policy is a revision of the policy in 114 (5): 1348.
Relief of Pain and Anxiety in Pediatric Patients in Emergency Medical Systems
Joel A. Fein, MD, MPH, William T. Zempsky, MD, MPH, Joseph P. Cravero, MD, and the Committee on Pediatric
Emergency Medicine and Section on Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Pediatrics Vol. 130 No. 5 November 1, 2012, pp. e1391-e1405
Premedication for Nonemergency Endotracheal Intubation in the Neonate
Praveen Kumar, Susan E. Denson, Thomas J. Mancuso, and Committee on Fetus and Newborn, Section on
Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
Pediatrics 2010 125:608-615
Prevention and Management of Pain in the Neonate: An Update
American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Fetus and Newborn and Section on Surgery, Section on Anethesiology
and Pain Medicine, Canadian Paediatric Society, and Fetus and Newborn Committee
Pediatrics 2006 118:2231-2241 (Reaffirmed May 2010)
Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders for Pediatric Patients Who Require Anesthesia and Surgery
Mary E. Fallat, Jayant K. Deshpande, and Section on Surgery, Section on Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, and
Committee on Bioethics
Pediatrics 2004 114:1686-1692 (
Reaffirmed in January 2009)