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The latest version, published both in Anesthesia & Analgesia and Canadian Journal of Anesthesia (May, 2018), was for the first time developed on behalf of both the WFSA and the World Health Organisation. The standards provide guidance and assistance to anaesthesia professionals, their professional societies, hospital and facility administrators, and governments for improving and maintaining the quality and safety of anaesthesia care. Also published in Arabic, Chinese and Spanish.
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Dr. Mets is the Eric A. Walker Professor and Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology at the Penn State College of Medicine and Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Pennsylvania, USA.
Dr. Mets received his medical degree from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa in 1980, and was trained in anesthesiology in both England and South Africa. He served his residency (1985-1988) as well as earned his Ph.D. in pharmacology (1992) at the University of Cape Town. He was designated a Fellow in Anesthesia of the Royal College of Anaesthetists in England and of the College of Medicine in South Africa, in 1987. In addition, he is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology (1996).