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Full Text of SR0049  102nd General Assembly

SR0049 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY


  

 


 
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SENATE RESOLUTION

 
2    WHEREAS, Over 100 million operations and procedures are
3performed every year with anesthesia, and physician
4anesthesiologists play a critical role, before, during, and
5after procedures, making patient safety their top priority;
6and
 
7    WHEREAS, Anesthesia is safer than ever before, but there
8always is a potential for complications and side effects;
9physician anesthesiologists have the training and expertise to
10help minimize risks, monitor for any problems, and take quick
11action; and
 
12    WHEREAS, When seconds count and when emergencies or
13complications occur unexpectedly, physician anesthesiologists
14draw on their extensive medical education and years of
15clinical training and experience to make critical decisions
16that save lives; and
 
17    WHEREAS, Physician anesthesiologists are committed to high
18quality and safe patient care and to educating patients to
19make their anesthesia even safer, to reduce risk of
20complication, and to improve recovery from surgery; and
 
21    WHEREAS, Physician anesthesiologists are recognized

 

 

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1leaders uniquely suited to prevent opioid abuse and misuse by
2employing opioid-minimizing techniques while ensuring patients
3have access to appropriate pain treatments; therefore, be it
 
4    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL
5ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we declare January 31
6through February 6, 2021 as Physician Anesthesiologists Week
7in the State of Illinois and ask all citizens to join us in
8recognizing physician anesthesiologists, who have developed
9the techniques and protocols that have greatly improved the
10safety of anesthesiology and the well-being of surgical
11patients each day; and be it further
 
12    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
13presented to the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists as a
14symbol of our respect and esteem.