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World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists 50 Years - Antonino Gullo

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists 50 Years

By: Antonino Gullo (Editor), Joseph Rupreht (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st November 2004
ISBN: 9788847002524
Number Of Pages: 322

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The foundation of the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists came to light in September 1955 after informal meetings had commenced in 1951 to explore the possibilities of a world body in anesthesia. The aim was and is: to make available the highest standards of anesthesia, pain treatment and resuscitation to all peoples of the world. Appreciative that some of the founders were still around, able and willing, the WFSA Executive Committee (1998) agreed to commission this 50 years commemorative book to be published and presented to the national member societies on the occasion of the World Congress of Anesthesiologists 2004 in Paris, France, where the idea of the establishment of WFSA was germinated.

WFSA 50 years - editorial remarksp. 1
The long way towards the establishment of the WFSAp. 5
With great reluctance : the American perspective on the WFSAp. 35
WFSA - development between 1955 and 1972p. 55
The World Congress of Anaesthesiologistsp. 81
WFSA presidential medallionp. 105
WFSA regional sectionsp. 109
WFSA and the changing world : 1982-2002p. 115
WFSA and the World Health Organisationp. 133
History of the WFSA Asian and Australasian regional sectionp. 137
WFSA and Europe : a long but complicated relationshipp. 159
A history of international contacts of Russian anaesthesiologyp. 175
WFSA and the land of the rising sunp. 181
The South African Society of Anesthesiologists and its role in the WFSAp. 185
Contribution of WFSA to the development of practice of anaesthesia in Africap. 193
WFSA : educational achievementsp. 195
WFSA finances : where does the money come from and where does it go?p. 207
WFSA : achievements and challengesp. 213
The future of WFSAp. 227
WFSA statutes and bylaws committee : providing the frameworkp. 235
Biographical notes on WFSA presidentsp. 245
WFSA archives : legacy of organized world anesthesia : origin and developmentp. 251
WFSA statutes and bylaws (2000)p. 261
About the contributorsp. 285
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ISBN: 9788847002524
ISBN-10: 8847002524
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 322
Published: 1st November 2004
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Country of Publication: IT
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.64

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