OBA (Office-Based Anesthesia)
SAMBA 2nd Annual OBA Meeting
September 21, 2013
Lowes Philadelphia Hotel
View the Preliminary Program for the 2nd Annual OBA Meeting HERE.
Registration Brochure and Housing Information will be coming soon.
Past Meetings: SAMBA 1st Annual OBA Meeting
June 23, 2012
Grand Hyatt New York
New York, NY
SAMBA's Office Based Anesthesia Committee explores the particular issues related to administering anesthesia in a physician's office ouside of a hospitals or surgery center.
Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room, edited by Richard Urman, Wendy Gross and Beverly Philip
Office-Based Anesthesia: Considerations in Setting Up and Maintaining a Safe Office Anesthesia Environment, published by ASA
Manual of Office-Based Anesthesia Procedures, Fred Shapiro
Handbook of Ambulatory Anesthesia, 2nd Ed, edited by Rebecca Twersky and Beverly Philip
ASA Standards & Guidelines (can be downloaded from the ASA site)
Office-Based Anesthesia, Guidelines for (2009)
Basic Anesthetic Monitoring, Standards for (Effective July 1, 2011)
Nonoperating Room Anesthetizing Locations, Statement on (2008)
Institute for Safety in Office-Based Surgery. This organization is non-profit and its mission is to promote patient safety in office-based surgery and to encourage collaboration, scholarship, and physician and patient education. Fred Shapiro is the founding president
State Legislative and Regulatory Issues (ASA)
National ASC and Office Credentialing Services