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Guidelines for anesthesiologists on patient blood management in cardiac surgery.

17 Oct, 2021 | 21:22h | UTC

2021 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Anesthesiologists on Patient Blood Management in Cardiac Surgery – Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Systematic Review: Ultrasound guidance for arterial (other than femoral) catheterization in adults may improve first attempt and overall success rates compared to palpation.

14 Oct, 2021 | 09:41h | UTC

Ultrasound guidance for arterial (other than femoral) catheterisation in adults – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Spinal Anesthesia not Superior to General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery in Older Adults.

12 Oct, 2021 | 00:07h | UTC

Spinal Anesthesia or General Anesthesia for Hip Surgery in Older Adults – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

News release: Myth busted: General anesthesia just as safe as spinal anesthesia after broken hip surgery – Penn Medicine

Commentary: Study Finds Spinal Anesthesia Not Superior to General Anesthesia for Hip-Fracture Surgery – BreakingMed

Related: RCT: Similar long-term survival after combined epidural–general anesthesia vs. general anesthesia alone.

 


Clinical Report | Topical nasal decongestant Oxymetazoline: safety considerations for perioperative pediatric use.

6 Oct, 2021 | 10:01h | UTC

Topical Nasal Decongestant Oxymetazoline: Safety Considerations for Perioperative Pediatric Use – Pediatrics

 


AHA Scientific Statement: Diagnosis and management of patients with myocardial injury after noncardiac surgery.

5 Oct, 2021 | 09:01h | UTC

Diagnosis and Management of Patients With Myocardial Injury After Noncardiac Surgery: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association – Circulation

News Release: 1 in 5 adults has high levels of heart enzymes after any surgery, monitoring advised – American Heart Association

Commentary: AHA: More Screening Needed to Catch Myocardial Injury After Noncardiac Surgery – TCTMD

 


Clinical practice guideline: evidence, recommendations and algorithm for the preoperative optimization of anemia, hyperglycemia and smoking.

5 Oct, 2021 | 08:59h | UTC

Clinical practice guideline: evidence, recommendations and algorithm for the preoperative optimization of anemia, hyperglycemia and smoking – Canadian Journal of Surgery

 


RCT: Vasopressin + Methylprednisolone increase the likelihood of return of spontaneous circulation compared to placebo in patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:23h | UTC

Effect of Vasopressin and Methylprednisolone vs Placebo on Return of Spontaneous Circulation in Patients With In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Editorial: Vasopressin and Steroids as Adjunctive Treatment for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Smart glasses for radial arterial catheterization in pediatric patients.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:17h | UTC

Smart Glasses for Radial Arterial Catheterization in Pediatric Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial – Anesthesiology

 

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RCT: Neurolytic splanchnic nerve block and pain relief, survival, and quality of life in unresectable pancreatic cancer.

30 Sep, 2021 | 10:16h | UTC

Neurolytic Splanchnic Nerve Block and Pain Relief, Survival, and Quality of Life in Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Anesthesiology

 

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Guideline for Perioperative Care for People Living with Frailty Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery.

29 Sep, 2021 | 10:10h | UTC

News release and infographic: Perioperative Care of People Living with Frailty – Centre for Perioperative Care

Guideline: Perioperative Care for People Living with Frailty Undergoing Elective and Emergency Surgery – British Geriatrics Society

 

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Environmental and Occupational Considerations of Anesthesia: A Narrative Review and Update.

26 Sep, 2021 | 21:37h | UTC

Environmental and Occupational Considerations of Anesthesia: A Narrative Review and Update – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Related:

Working toward the triple bottom line in surgery to limit the impact of surgery on the environment

Effects Of Surgery On A Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green? – NPR

Anaesthetic gases, climate change, and sustainable practice – The Lancet Planetary Health

Greenhouse gases: the choice of volatile anesthetic does matter – Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology

People, planet and profits: the case for greening operating rooms – Canadian Medical Association Journal

 


The Evolution of Hemodynamic Monitoring and Support.

22 Sep, 2021 | 09:58h | UTC

Hemodynamic Monitoring and Support – Critical Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Transfusion-related acute lung injury in the perioperative patient.

21 Sep, 2021 | 08:56h | UTC

Transfusion-related Acute Lung Injury in the Perioperative Patient – Anesthesiology

 


RCT: Prophylactic steroids prevent hypocalcemia and voice dysfunction in patients undergoing thyroidectomy.

15 Sep, 2021 | 08:44h | UTC

Use of Prophylactic Steroids to Prevent Hypocalcemia and Voice Dysfunction in Patients Undergoing Thyroidectomy: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Author interview: Prophylactic Steroids for Postthyroidectomy Hypocalcemia and Voice Dysfunction

Commentary: IV Steroid Before Thyroidectomy Prevents Complications — One dose of dexamethasone reduced hypocalcemia, voice issues – MedPage Today (free registration required)

 

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RCT: In patients undergoing major surgery, targeting light anesthesia reduced the risk of postoperative delirium and cognitive impairment at one year.

10 Sep, 2021 | 05:19h | UTC

Anaesthetic depth and delirium after major surgery: a randomised clinical trial – British Journal of Anaesthesia (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-Hour Fast for Clear Liquids Before Anesthesia in Children.

3 Sep, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

Pro-Con Debate: 1- vs 2-Hour Fast for Clear Liquids Before Anesthesia in Children – Anesthesia & Analgesia

Related: ESPEN practical guideline: Clinical nutrition in surgery – “Preoperative fasting from midnight is unnecessary in most patients. Patients undergoing surgery, who are considered to have no specific risk of aspiration, shall drink clear fluids until 2 h before anesthesia. Solids shall be allowed until 6 h before anesthesia.”

 


RCT: Among critically ill patients, targeting oxygenation to a low-normal range vs. high-normal range did not result in a reduction in organ dysfunction.

2 Sep, 2021 | 08:23h | UTC

Effect of Low-Normal vs High-Normal Oxygenation Targets on Organ Dysfunction in Critically Ill Patients: A Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA (free for a limited period)

Related:

M-A of randomized trials: Conservative oxygen therapy for critically ill patients.

Oxygen administration for patients with ARDS – Journal of Intensive Care

Randomized trial: Similar outcomes with lower vs. higher oxygenation targets for acute hypoxemic respiratory failure

Systematic Review: Higher vs. Lower Fraction of Inspired Oxygen or Targets of Arterial Oxygenation for Adults Admitted to the Intensive Care Unit

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


COVID-19 patients at higher risk of blood clots after surgery, study shows.

1 Sep, 2021 | 09:54h | UTC

COVID-19 patients at higher risk of blood clots after surgery, study shows – CIDRAP

Original study: SARS-CoV-2 infection and venous thromboembolism after surgery: an international prospective cohort study – Anaesthesia

Related:

ASA Guidance: Preoperative testing for COVID-19 is essential, regardless of vaccination.

Position statement: Perioperative management of post-COVID-19 surgical patients.

Guideline: SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery

Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk

Cohort study: Postoperative in-hospital mortality of patients with COVID-19 infection was more than double that in patients without COVID-19

WSES Position Paper: The management of surgical patients in the emergency setting during COVID-19 pandemic

Preparing previously COVID-19-positive patients for elective surgery: A framework for preoperative evaluation

 


Recommendations for standards of monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery 2021.

1 Sep, 2021 | 09:44h | UTC

Recommendations for standards of monitoring during anaesthesia and recovery 2021 – Anaesthesia

 


In a large cohort study including 807,413 surgeries, many noncardiac surgeries, previously categorized as elevated cardiac risk, were found to be low cardiac risk.

27 Aug, 2021 | 08:29h | UTC

Reevaluating the Cardiac Risk of Noncardiac Surgery Using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program – The American Journal of Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: The clinical efficacy and safety of enhanced recovery after surgery for cesarean section.

26 Aug, 2021 | 08:28h | UTC

The Clinical Efficacy and Safety of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Cesarean Section: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials and Observational Studies – Frontiers in Medicine

Related:

Pre-post study: Improved outcomes with an enhanced recovery approach to cesarean delivery

Randomized Trial: Enhanced Recovery After Surgery at Cesarean Delivery to Reduce Postoperative Length of Stay

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cesarean Delivery

Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines


Review: The role of regional analgesia in personalized postoperative pain management.

26 Aug, 2021 | 08:24h | UTC

The role of regional analgesia in personalized postoperative pain management – Korean Journal of Anesthesiology

 


Editorial | Enhanced recovery after surgery: The road to improve peri-operative care globally.

24 Aug, 2021 | 08:54h | UTC

Enhanced recovery after surgery: The road to improve peri-operative care globally – European Journal of Anaesthesiology

See also: Complete List of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Guidelines

 


M-A: Patient–ventilator asynchrony, impact on clinical outcomes and effectiveness of interventions.

24 Aug, 2021 | 08:51h | UTC

Patient–ventilator asynchrony, impact on clinical outcomes and effectiveness of interventions: a systematic review and meta-analysis – Journal of Intensive Care

 


Systematic review: Pain management after complex spine surgery.

24 Aug, 2021 | 08:50h | UTC

Pain management after complex spine surgery – European Journal of Anaesthesiology

 


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