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Table 4 Responses to items assessing initiatives that should be prioritized by ASA to improve perioperative anesthesia care for older adults (n = 1524)

From: Adherence to recommended practices for perioperative anesthesia care for older adults among US anesthesiologists: results from the ASA Committee on Geriatric Anesthesia-Perioperative Brain Health Initiative ASA member survey

 Number selecting, % (95% confidence interval)
Development of practice guidelines in relevant areas1212, 79.5% (77.4%, 81.5%)
Web-based educational resources1029, 67.5% (65.1%, 69.9%)
Assistance with implementing best practices at the local level through quality improvement efforts or novel practice models such as the Perioperative Surgical Home766, 50.3% (47.7%, 52.8%)
Additional educational sessions at the ASA Annual Meeting695, 45.6% (43.1%, 48.1%)
Increased funding for related clinical, basic science, or health services research547, 35.9% (33.5%, 38.4%)
Benchmarking efforts to provide feedback to ASA members on adherence to recommended practices423, 27.8% (25.5%, 30.1%)
Development of a formal subspecialist training track in geriatric anesthesia or brain health193, 12.7% (11.0%, 14.4%)
Other86, 5.6% (4.5%, 6.9%)