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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. The advancement... Read more

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2018 20 Feb

Airway management is of key importance to all critical care providers and their patients. Unanticipated difficulties during airway management can lead to severe complications or death. However, prediction of difficulties with upper airway access is challenging. Until now the accuracy to predict a “difficult airway” with the current methods or classification... Read more

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Volume 17 - Issue 4, 2017

2017 22 Nov

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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, but wireless... Read more

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34th Congress of the Scandinavian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care

2017 23 Jan

SSAI is an umbrella organization of the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Societies of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden and hosts a congress every other year, alternating between the five countries. The congress is international and usually gathers around 800-1000 participants from all over the world. Local Scandinavian flavour comes from to... Read more

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Lung Protective Strategies in the OR Reviewed

2016 14 Jul

Do the principles of lung protective ventilation for ICU patients with acute respiratory failure apply to otherwise healthy patients in the operating room?Satoshi Kimura, from the Department of Anesthesiology, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus provide a review of the perioperative perspective on preventing ventilator-associated... Read more

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ESA Partners with Patient Safety Movement to Lead the Movement to Zero Preventable Deaths in Europe

2016 06 Jun

The European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) and the Patient Safety Movement Foundation has announced that on May 28, 2016 at the annual congress Euroanaesthesia 2016 in London, the ESA made a public commitment to lead the Patient Safety Movement in over 50 countries in Europe.“As clinicians, our number one focus is Patient Safety,” said Dr. Zeev Goldik,... Read more

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ESA2016: Safety in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care a Key Theme

2016 02 Jun

Safety of both patients and doctors was a key theme of Euroanaesthesia 2016, meeting in London. The Sir Robert Macintosh lecture, named after the first professor of anaesthetics outside the United States, was delivered by Sven Erik Gisvold (pictured), Professor of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine, from St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway. Departments... Read more