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Tue 04-Jan-2011

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.8 is available for download and update on the App Store. Main improvements include the ability for users to define and add pediatric and veterinary PK/PD models to the application (i.e. users can specify age and weight limits for custom PK/PD models). Please see the Version History page for details. This is a free upgrade for current owners.

Fri 24-Sep-2010

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.7 is now available for download and update on the App Store. Main improvements include the ability for users to define and add additional drugs and PK/PD models to the application. Also, added PK/PD models for several common neuromuscular blockade drugs: atracurium, cisatracurium, rocuronium, and vecuronium. Please see the Version History page for details. This is a free upgrade for current owners.

Tue 25-May-2010

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.6 is now available for download and update on the App Store. Main improvements include user defined reference concentration lines, a choice of "simulation" vs "clock" times for drug entry, and automatic restore of view state when AnestAssist (re)starts. Please see the Version History page for details. As always, this is a free upgrade for current owners.

Mon 12-Apr-2010

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.5, now available for download and update on the App Store,  runs natively on both the iPhone/iPod and the new iPad. The iPad user interface is optimized to take advantage of the much larger screen, however functionality is the same for all devices. Version 1.5 also adds a graphical display of boluses and infusions given on the PK graph screen. Tapping within the PK display now displays a cursor and concentration readout at the time tapped. There are many other improvements, please see the Version History page for details. This is a free upgrade for current owners.

Mon 08-Mar-2010

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.4 is now available for download and update on the App Store. This release adds many PK models and drugs including dexmedetomidine, ketamine, lidocaine, midazolam and morphine. Isoflurane-opioid interation effect probability model added. Drug entry and viewing workflow is improved.  Additional units supported: mg/hr, mg/min, mcg/hr, mcg/min, and mg/kg/hr. PK model used information displayed. Additional drug modeling and display configuration options. This is a free upgrade for current owners.

Thur 21-Jan-2010

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.3 is now available for download and update on the App Store. This release extends inhaled agent modeling to include vaporizer and fresh gas control, and additional agents (sevoflurane, isoflurane, desflurane, enflurane, halothane, and nitrous oxide)  This is a free upgrade for current owners.

Wed 23-Dec-2009

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.2 is now available for download and update on the App Store. This release adds the ability for users to set the scale (upper limit and tic mark increment) of the concentration axis of the PK graphs, and also the ability to easily edit any entry in the Drugs Given list. This is a free upgrade for current owners.

Tue 08-Dec-2009

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.1.1 is now available for update on the App Store. This release contains a correction for an error in the sevoflurane PK model released in AnestAssist™ 1.1.

Sat 21-Nov-2009

AnestAssist™ PK/PD version 1.1 is now available on the App Store. This update contains many improvements based on clinical feedback from version 1.0, and also includes inhaled agent modeling. This is a free upgrade for version 1.0 customers. See Version 1.1 for more information.

Mon 31-Aug-2009

AnestAssist™ PK/PD 1.0 press release posted. See Press Releases.

Thurs 06-Aug-2009

AnestAssist™ PK/PD 1.0 is now released and available for download for the iPhone and iPod touch via Apple's App Store. Many thanks to all who provided clinical and technical input.