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Volume 18 - Issue 1, 2018

2018 16 Mar

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“Simulate, or not to simulate?”

2018 16 Mar

Evolution in medicine and the anaesthesia context. A brief discussion about the importance and the state of the art of simulation in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine. Training in simulation plays a key role in complex systems such as aviation and the nuclear industry, to investigate predictable errors that lead to adverse outcomes.... Read more

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Eye protection in anaesthesia and intensive care - new guidelines

2017 13 Dec

New guidelines on prevention of eye injuries during anaesthesia and intensive care have been developed by the French Society for Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine (SFAR), together with the French Ophthalmology Society and the French-speaking Intensive Care Society. The document, published in the journal Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain Medicine... Read more

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Bringing new technologies to anaesthesia: are we there yet?

2017 22 Nov

Maxime Cannesson, MD, PhD, is Professor of Anesthesiology and Vice Chair for Perioperative Medicine at UCLA. He is the Technology, Computing, and Simulation section editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia. His research interests focus on new technologies applied to anaesthesia and the intensive care unit. We live in a wireless world as consumers,... Read more

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The changing face of anaesthesia

2017 19 Sep

Standard operating procedures are now commonplace in many commercial and industrial environments, but do they have a place in patient care? With constant pressure on healthcare providers to improve the quality and efficiency of care while reducing costs, standardisation of patient management is a logical step towards more streamlined services. Anaesthesia... Read more

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ESA Focus Meeting on Perioperative Medicine

2017 09 Nov

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New Dosing Models Increase Safety of Remifentanil

2017 04 Jul

New dosing models have been developed that can provide the scientific basis for more accurate administration of remifentanil, an opioid commonly used during surgery in children and obese patients. The models are described in studies published in Anesthesiology. Currently, the dosing of the drug is based on average-sized adult patients but this can... Read more

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New Anaesthesia Workforce Map

2017 27 May

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) has officially launched an online resource tool that maps the total number of anaesthesia providers worldwide. Based on this tool, many countries report a total of anaesthesia providers less than 5 per 100,000 population. This highlights the crisis in the surgical and anaesthesia workforce... Read more