Promoting research in pediatric anesthesiology

  • David E. Liston Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, United States
  • Nathalia Jimenez Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA, United States
Keywords: Anesthesia, Research, Anesthesiology, Pediatrics, Medicine, Colombia

Abstract

Over the past two years there has been increased interest in promoting research in anesthesia as an integral part of academic anesthesia practice in Colombia. The Colombian Symposium on Research in Anesthesia (organized by the Colombian Society of Anesthesiology and the Society of Anesthesiology and Reanimation of Antioquia) formulated and published guidelines to promote this effort. Despite these efforts, pediatric anesthesia is still a subspecialty in which very little research is done. In this opinion article we discuss why and how to promote research in pediatric anesthesia in Colombia.

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Liston DE, Jimenez N. Promoting research in pediatric anesthesiology. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2014Apr.1 [cited 2021Oct.16];42(2):120 -123. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/596

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2014-04-01
How to Cite
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Liston DE, Jimenez N. Promoting research in pediatric anesthesiology. Colomb. J. Anesthesiol. [Internet]. 2014Apr.1 [cited 2021Oct.16];42(2):120 -123. Available from: https://www.revcolanest.com.co/index.php/rca/article/view/596
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