Bill Text: IL HR0040 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Declares January 31 through February 6, 2021 as Physician Anesthesiologists Week in the State of Illinois.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2021-02-24 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit [HR0040 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2021-HR0040-Introduced.html


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HOUSE 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 HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE ONE
5HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that
6we declare January 31 through February 6, 2021 as Physician
7Anesthesiologists Week in the State of Illinois and ask all
8citizens to join us in recognizing physician
9anesthesiologists, who have developed the techniques and
10protocols that have greatly improved the safety of
11anesthesiology and the well-being of surgical patients each
12day; and be it further
13 RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
14presented to the Illinois Society of Anesthesiologists as a
15symbol of our respect and esteem.
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