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Review: The routes of administration for acute postoperative pain medication.

22 Jul, 2021 | 10:46h | UTC

The Routes of Administration for Acute Postoperative Pain Medication – Pain and Therapy

 


FDA Safety Alert: hydroxyethyl starch products should not be used unless adequate alternative treatment is unavailable.

14 Jul, 2021 | 10:48h | UTC

Labeling Changes on mortality, kidney injury, and excess bleeding with hydroxyethyl starch products – U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Commentary: FDA Piles on New Warnings for Blood Volume Expanders – MedPage Today (free registration required)

Related: Hydroxyethyl-starch Solutions (HES) Should no Longer be Used – European Medicines Agency AND Randomized Trial: Hydroxyethyl Starch vs. Saline for Volume Replacement Therapy in High-Risk Patients Undergoing Major Abdominal Surgery AND Systematic Review: Colloids vs Crystalloids for Fluid Resuscitation in Critically Ill People

 


Systematic Review: Pre‐emptive and preventive NSAIDs for postoperative pain in adults undergoing all types of surgery.

9 Jul, 2021 | 09:50h | UTC

Pre‐emptive and preventive NSAIDs for postoperative pain in adults undergoing all types of surgery – Cochrane Library

Summary: Ibuprofen-like painkillers given before cutting the skin in surgery compared with given after cutting the skin in adults undergoing all types of surgery – Cochrane Library

 


Guideline on the peri-operative management of patients with sickle cell disease.

8 Jul, 2021 | 08:46h | UTC

Guideline on the peri-operative management of patients with sickle cell disease – Anaesthesia

 


RCT: Pectoral nerve blocks for breast augmentation surgery.

7 Jul, 2021 | 08:41h | UTC

Pectoral Nerve Blocks for Breast Augmentation Surgery: A Randomized, Double-blind, Dual-centered Controlled Trial – Anesthesiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

7 Jul, 2021 | 08:39h | UTC

Long-term Survival after Combined Epidural–General Anesthesia or General Anesthesia Alone: Follow-up of a Randomized Trial – Anesthesiology

See also: Delirium in Older Patients after Combined Epidural–General Anesthesia or General Anesthesia for Major Surgery: A Randomized Trial – Anesthesiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A of observational studies: the association between surgical fixation of hip fractures within 24 hours and mortality.

6 Jul, 2021 | 10:01h | UTC

The association between surgical fixation of hip fractures within 24 hours and mortality: a systematic review and meta-analysis – The Bone & Joint Journal (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Review | Perioperative cardiac risk reduction in noncardiac surgery.

5 Jul, 2021 | 01:45h | UTC

Perioperative Cardiac Risk Reduction in Noncardiac Surgery – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Systematic review: the evidence behind robot-assisted abdominopelvic surgery – “there is currently no clear advantage with existing robotic platforms, which are costly and increase operative duration”.

29 Jun, 2021 | 09:55h | UTC

The Evidence Behind Robot-Assisted Abdominopelvic Surgery: A Systematic Review – Annals of Internal Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Robotic Platforms Not Superior for Abdominopelvic Surgery – HealthDay

 


EBM Analysis | Does tranexamic acid work for everything? For anything?

29 Jun, 2021 | 09:53h | UTC

Does TXA work for everything? For anything? – First10EM

 


Consensus-based recommendations for management of the difficult airway: part 1. Difficult airway management encountered in an unconscious patient.

21 Jun, 2021 | 08:33h | UTC

Canadian Airway Focus Group updated consensus-based recommendations for management of the difficult airway: part 1. Difficult airway management encountered in an unconscious patient – Canadian Journal of Anesthesia

 


Randomized, sham-controlled pilot study: percutaneous peripheral nerve stimulation (neuromodulation) for postoperative pain.

16 Jun, 2021 | 08:17h | UTC

Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation (Neuromodulation) for Postoperative Pain: A Randomized, Sham-controlled Pilot Study – Anesthesiology

Commentary: Peripheral Nerve Stimulation May Cut Pain After Orthopedic Surgery – HealthDay

 


M-A: No difference in major postoperative complications or mortality with perioperative liberal vs. restrictive fluid strategies in major abdominal elective surgery.

14 Jun, 2021 | 08:30h | UTC

Perioperative liberal versus restrictive fluid strategies and postoperative outcomes: a systematic review and metanalysis on randomised-controlled trials in major abdominal elective surgery – Critical Care

 


Difficult airway management in neonates and infants: knowledge of devices and a device-oriented strategy.

9 Jun, 2021 | 08:08h | UTC

Difficult Airway Management in Neonates and Infants: Knowledge of Devices and a Device-Oriented Strategy – Frontiers in Pediatrics

 


RCT: Low tidal volume ventilation is not superior to no ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass in heart surgery.

8 Jun, 2021 | 09:16h | UTC

Low Tidal Volume Mechanical Ventilation Against No Ventilation During Cardiopulmonary Bypass in Heart Surgery (MECANO): A Randomized Controlled Trial – CHEST (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


RCT: No benefit from posterior quadratus lumborum block in total hip arthroplasty.

6 Jun, 2021 | 23:35h | UTC

Posterior Quadratus Lumborum Block in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Randomized Controlled Trial – Anesthesiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: First-attempt intubation success is increased with the use an endotracheal tube + stylet vs. an endotracheal tube alone.

27 May, 2021 | 08:16h | UTC

Effect of the use of an endotracheal tube and stylet versus an endotracheal tube alone on first-attempt intubation success: a multicentre, randomised clinical trial in 999 patients – Intensive Care Medicine

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Science, Medicine, And The Anesthesiologist | June 2021: Key Papers from the Most Recent Literature Relevant to Anesthesiologists.

25 May, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Science, Medicine, And The Anesthesiologist | June 2021 – Anesthesiology

 


Consensus report: Postoperative acute kidney injury in adult non-cardiac surgery.

25 May, 2021 | 08:34h | UTC

Postoperative acute kidney injury in adult non-cardiac surgery: joint consensus report of the Acute Disease Quality Initiative and PeriOperative Quality Initiative – Nature Reviews Nephrology

Related review: The incidence, risk, presentation, pathophysiology, treatment, and effects of perioperative acute kidney injury – Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology

 


Fluid-induced harm in the hospital: look beyond volume and start considering sodium. From physiology towards recommendations for daily practice in hospitalized adults.

19 May, 2021 | 08:32h | UTC

Fluid-induced harm in the hospital: look beyond volume and start considering sodium. From physiology towards recommendations for daily practice in hospitalized adults – Annals of Intensive Care

 


Guide to enhanced recovery for cancer patients undergoing surgery: ERAS for Patients Undergoing Cytoreductive Surgery with or Without hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy.

19 May, 2021 | 08:23h | UTC

Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery: ERAS for Patients Undergoing Cytoreductive Surgery with or Without HIPEC – Annals of Surgical Oncology

Related Guidelines:

Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) with or without hyperthermic IntraPEritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC): Enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS®) Society Recommendations — Part I: Preoperative and intraoperative management

Guidelines for Perioperative Care in Cytoreductive Surgery (CRS) with or without hyperthermic IntraPEritoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC): Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS®) Society Recommendations — Part II: Postoperative management and special considerations

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

 


Expert consensus on peri-operative myocardial injury screening in noncardiac surgery.

18 May, 2021 | 07:12h | UTC

Expert consensus on peri-operative myocardial injury screening in noncardiac surgery: A literature review – European Journal of Anaesthesiology

Invited Commentary: Expert consensus on peri-operative myocardial injury screening in noncardiac surgery

 


Review: The incidence, risk, presentation, pathophysiology, treatment, and effects of perioperative acute kidney injury.

12 May, 2021 | 08:27h | UTC

The incidence, risk, presentation, pathophysiology, treatment, and effects of perioperative acute kidney injury – Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology

 


Science, Medicine, And The Anesthesiologist | May 2021: Key Papers from the Most Recent Literature Relevant to Anesthesiologists

11 May, 2021 | 09:05h | UTC

Science, Medicine, And The Anesthesiologist | May 2021 – Anesthesiology

 


RCT: Perioperative dexamethasone reduces postoperative nausea and vomiting and is not associated with increased risk of surgical-site infections, even among diabetic patients.

6 May, 2021 | 08:54h | UTC

Dexamethasone and Surgical-Site Infection – New England Journal of Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentary: Dexamethasone treatment safe in surgery – Monash University

 


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