We at Acuity Anesthesiology believe that evidence based practices lead to the best possible patient outcomes. Below you will find links to the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists. There you will find useful links, practice guidelines and many other resources that might answer questions you have about your care.
American Society of Anesthesiologists
There are many options for post operative pain control, especially after orthopedic procedures. "Regional Anesthesia" techniques can anesthetize your operative site, similar to how a dentist numbs your mouth. The websites below have excellent resources and information about regional anesthetic techniques.