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Review: Perioperative Management of the Patient With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

21 Apr, 2021 | 06:18h | UTC

Perioperative Management of the Patient With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Narrative Review – Anesthesia & Analgesia

 


M-A: Intravenous tranexamic acid in surgical patients is not associated with increased risk of thromboembolic events and mortality

20 Apr, 2021 | 05:28h | UTC

Association of Intravenous Tranexamic Acid With Thromboembolic Events and Mortality: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Meta-regression – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

Invited commentary: Tranexamic Acid and Safety in the Right Patient – JAMA Surgery (free for a limited period)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: An Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) program in laparoscopic distal gastrectomy provided a faster recovery, a shorter postoperative hospitalization length, and lower medical costs without increasing complication and readmission rates

16 Apr, 2021 | 06:16h | UTC

Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing the Short-term Outcomes of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery and Conventional Care in Laparoscopic Distal Gastrectomy – Annals of Surgery

Related: Consensus guidelines for enhanced recovery after gastrectomy – British Journal of Surgery AND Current status of the “enhanced recovery after surgery” program in gastric cancer surgery – Annals of Gastroenterological Surgery

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

 


AHA/ASA Scientific Statement: Perioperative Neurological Evaluation and Management to Lower the Risk of Acute Stroke in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac, Nonneurological Surgery

12 Apr, 2021 | 00:50h | UTC

Perioperative Neurological Evaluation and Management to Lower the Risk of Acute Stroke in Patients Undergoing Noncardiac, Nonneurological Surgery: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association – Circulation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

13 Apr, 2021 | 05:21h | UTC

Postoperative In-Hospital Morbidity and Mortality of Patients With COVID-19 Infection Compared With Patients Without COVID-19 Infection – JAMA Network Open

Related: Guideline: SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery AND Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk

 


Review: Regional anesthesia in patients at risk of bleeding

8 Apr, 2021 | 08:37h | UTC

Regional anaesthesia in patients at risk of bleeding – BJA Education

 


Practical Guide: Perioperative Pain Management and Opioid Stewardship

7 Apr, 2021 | 01:17h | UTC

Perioperative Pain Management and Opioid Stewardship: A Practical Guide – Healthcare

 


Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery

6 Apr, 2021 | 01:01h | UTC

Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Surgery – Annals of Surgical Oncology

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

 


Consensus Statement: Perioperative management of patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing non-cardiothoracic, non-obstetric surgery

6 Apr, 2021 | 00:54h | UTC

Perioperative management of patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing non-cardiothoracic, non-obstetric surgery: a systematic review and expert consensus statement – British Journal of Anaesthesia

 


RCT: Postoperative pain control is improved with Methadone + Ketamine vs. Methadone alone in spinal surgical patients

5 Apr, 2021 | 00:49h | UTC

Perioperative Methadone and Ketamine for Postoperative Pain Control in Spinal Surgical Patients: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial – Anesthesiology (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Guideline for elective cesarean section: updated systematic review and procedure‐specific postoperative pain management recommendations

2 Apr, 2021 | 09:09h | UTC

PROSPECT guideline for elective caesarean section: updated systematic review and procedure‐specific postoperative pain management recommendations – Anaesthesia

 


Obesity in women: anesthetic implications for peri‐operative and peripartum management

2 Apr, 2021 | 09:07h | UTC

Obesity in women: anaesthetic implications for peri‐operative and peripartum management – Anaesthesia

 


ERAS Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Emergency Laparotomy: Part 1—Preoperative: Diagnosis, Rapid Assessment and Optimization

1 Apr, 2021 | 03:35h | UTC

Guidelines for Perioperative Care for Emergency Laparotomy Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations: Part 1—Preoperative: Diagnosis, Rapid Assessment and Optimization – World Journal of Surgery

 


Pilot study: Erector spinae plane block shows promise vs. non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs for severe renal colic pain

31 Mar, 2021 | 03:00h | UTC

Erector spinae plane block vs non‐steroidal anti‐inflammatory drugs for severe renal colic pain: A pilot clinical feasibility study – The International Journal of Clinical Practice (free article via Authorea)

Commentary: New Nerve Block for Renal Colic? – Journal Feed

 


Science, Medicine, and the Anesthesiologist – Key Papers from the Most Recent Literature Relevant to Anesthesiologists

30 Mar, 2021 | 02:59h | UTC

Science, Medicine, and the Anesthesiologist – Anesthesiology

 


COVID-19, Personal Protective Equipment, and Human Performance

30 Mar, 2021 | 03:14h | UTC

COVID-19, Personal Protective Equipment, and Human Performance – Anesthesiology

 


Natural Course of New‐Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Noncardiac Surgery

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:00h | UTC

Natural Course of New‐Onset Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation after Noncardiac Surgery – Journal of the American Heart Association

 


M-A: Most patients with allergy to Penicillin can be given Cefazolin

21 Mar, 2021 | 21:41h | UTC

Assessment of the Frequency of Dual Allergy to Penicillins and Cefazolin: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – JAMA Surgery

Commentary: Common antibiotic can safely be given to most surgery patients despite penicillin allergy – Massachusetts General Hospital

 

Commentary on Twitter (thread – click for more)

 


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

23 Mar, 2021 | 02:33h | UTC

SARS‐CoV‐2 infection, COVID‐19 and timing of elective surgery – Anaesthesia

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

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Preoperative management of surgical patients using dietary supplements

18 Mar, 2021 | 08:53h | UTC

Preoperative Management of Surgical Patients Using Dietary Supplements – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


A randomized, noninferiority, controlled trial of two doses of intravenous subdissociative ketamine for analgesia in the emergency department

17 Mar, 2021 | 02:13h | UTC

A randomized, noninferiority, controlled trial of two doses of intravenous subdissociative ketamine for analgesia in the emergency department – Academic Emergency Medicine (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Lower dose of ketamine is as effective as the standard dose to treat pain in adults – Loyola University Health System AND Lower doses of ketamine shown to be non-inferior for acute pain control in the emergency setting – 2 Minute Medicine

 


Special Issue: The importance of women’s health in peri‐operative care

16 Mar, 2021 | 01:42h | UTC

Special Issue: The importance of women’s health in peri‐operative care – Anaesthesia

 


Guide to enhanced recovery for cancer patients undergoing breast surgery and reconstruction

14 Mar, 2021 | 20:01h | UTC

Guide to Enhanced Recovery for Cancer Patients Undergoing Breast Surgery and Reconstruction – Annals of Surgical Oncology

Related: Consensus Review of Optimal Perioperative Care in Breast Reconstruction: Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) Society Recommendations – Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

 


Meta-analysis of observational studies suggests better long-term oncologic outcomes with propofol-based total intravenous anesthesia compared to any volatile anesthesia

14 Mar, 2021 | 19:59h | UTC

Anesthesia and Long-term Oncological Outcomes: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Anesthesia & Analgesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Consensus Statement: Preoperative management of endocrine, hormonal, and urologic medications

11 Mar, 2021 | 08:04h | UTC

Preoperative Management of Endocrine, Hormonal, and Urologic Medications: Society for Perioperative Assessment and Quality Improvement (SPAQI) Consensus Statement – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


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