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Systematic review: Intra-articular ketamine for postoperative analgesia

20 Jan, 2021 | 01:13h | UTC

A Systematic Review of Intra-Articular Ketamine for Postoperative Analgesia – American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Anesthetic management of conduction disturbances following transcatheter aortic valve replacement

17 Jan, 2021 | 21:39h | UTC

Anesthetic Management of Conduction Disturbances Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Review of the 2020 ACC Expert Consensus Decision Pathway – Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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

14 Jan, 2021 | 02:02h | UTC

Preparing previously COVID-19-positive patients for elective surgery: a framework for preoperative evaluation – Perioperative Medicine

Commentary: New process evaluates patients for elective surgeries following COVID-19 – Oregon Health & Science University

Related: ASA and APSF Joint Statement on Elective Surgery and Anesthesia for Patients after COVID-19 Infection – American Society of Anesthesiology

 


Guideline: Malignant hyperthermia 2020

14 Jan, 2021 | 01:45h | UTC

Malignant hyperthermia 2020: Guideline from the Association of Anaesthetists – Anaesthesia

 


Guideline: Update on perioperative hypersensitivity reactions

14 Jan, 2021 | 01:44h | UTC

Update on perioperative hypersensitivity reactions: joint document of the Brazilian Society of Anesthesiology (SBA) and Brazilian Association of Allergy and Immunology (ASBAI) – Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology

Part I: post-crisis guidelines and treatment

Part II: etiology and diagnosis

 


Meta-analysis of mortality risk in octogenarians undergoing emergency general surgery operations

14 Jan, 2021 | 01:36h | UTC

Meta-analysis of mortality risk in octogenarians undergoing emergency general surgery operations – Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 


Randomized trial: Effect of therapeutic suggestions during general anesthesia on postoperative pain and opioid use

13 Jan, 2021 | 01:51h | UTC

Effect of therapeutic suggestions during general anaesthesia on postoperative pain and opioid use: multicentre randomised controlled trial – The BMJ

Commentaries: Can we sooth the subconscious during general anaesthesia? – The BMJ AND Ernil Hansen: Soothing words and music during surgery might reduce postoperative pain – The BMJ Opinion AND Soothing words and music during surgery might reduce postoperative pain – The BMJ

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Cohort study: Concomitant use of gabapentinoids with opioids linked to increased risk of opioid overdose and other opioid-related adverse events

13 Jan, 2021 | 01:42h | UTC

Association of Gabapentinoids With the Risk of Opioid-Related Adverse Events in Surgical Patients in the United States – JAMA Network Open

Commentaries: Exploring the Combination of Gabapentinoids and Opioids for Postoperative Analgesia – JAMA Network Open AND Gabapentinoids Plus Opioids Up Overdose Risk After Surgery – MedPage Today

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Special Issue: Fundamentals and innovations in regional anesthesia

12 Jan, 2021 | 01:28h | UTC

Editorial: Advancing towards the next frontier in regional anaesthesia

 


Systematic review: Melatonin may have a similar effect to benzodiazepines in reducing preoperative and postoperative anxiety in adults

10 Jan, 2021 | 20:14h | UTC

Melatonin for preoperative and postoperative anxiety in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Melatonin for preoperative and postoperative anxiety in adults – Cochrane Library

 


Randomized trial: In small infants, orotracheal intubation assisted with video laryngoscopy improves first-attempt success rate and reduces complications

17 Dec, 2020 | 08:56h | UTC

First-attempt success rate of video laryngoscopy in small infants (VISI): a multicentre, randomised controlled trial – The Lancet (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Randomized trial: In surgical patients at moderate or high risk of venous thromboembolism, pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis alone is as good as the combination of pharmaco-thromboprophylaxis and graduated compression stockings

16 Dec, 2020 | 10:00h | UTC

Compression stockings in addition to low-molecular-weight heparin to prevent venous thromboembolism in surgical inpatients requiring pharmacoprophylaxis: the GAPS non-inferiority RC – Health Technology Assessment

 


Systematic review: Tourniquet use for knee replacement surgery is probably associated with an increased risk of serious adverse events

13 Dec, 2020 | 23:17h | UTC

Tourniquet use for knee replacement surgery – Cochrane Library

Commentary: Featured Review: Tourniquet in knee replacement surgery

 


Meta-analysis: Oxytocin used as first‐line treatment of postpartum hemorrhage probably is more effective than misoprostol with less side‐effects. The evidence for most other uterotonic agents is limited.

3 Dec, 2020 | 08:31h | UTC

Uterotonic agents for first‐line treatment of postpartum haemorrhage: a network meta‐analysis – Cochrane Library

Summary: Which drug is best for treating excessive bleeding after childbirth? – Cochrane Library

 


Guideline for the perioperative management of hip fractures 2020

3 Dec, 2020 | 08:30h | UTC

Guideline for the management of hip fractures 2020 – Anaesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Perioperative venous thromboembolism prophylaxis

3 Dec, 2020 | 08:28h | UTC

Perioperative Venous Thromboembolism Prophylaxis – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Systematic review: Peripheral nerve blocks for hip fractures reduce pain on movement, risk of acute confusional state, risk of chest infection, and time to first mobilization

27 Nov, 2020 | 08:37h | UTC

Peripheral nerve blocks for hip fractures in adults – Cochrane Library

Summary: Do local anaesthetic nerve blocks provide effective pain relief for adults with a hip fracture? – Cochrane Library

 


Observational study: Neuraxial anesthesia for lower limb revascularization surgery was associated with decreased 30-day mortality and hospital length of stay compared with general anesthesia

26 Nov, 2020 | 08:53h | UTC

Association between neuraxial anaesthesia or general anaesthesia for lower limb revascularisation surgery in adults and clinical outcomes: population based comparative effectiveness study – The BMJ

Commentary: Spinal/epidural anesthesia associated with increased survival in leg artery bypass surgery – The Ottawa Hospital

 

Commentary from the author on Twitter (thread – Click for more)

 


Perspective: More people can access surgery. That’s great for them, awful for the planet

19 Nov, 2020 | 09:18h | UTC

More People Can Access Surgery. That’s Great For Them, Awful For The Planet – NPR

Original article: Climate change: challenges and opportunities to scale up surgical, obstetric, and anaesthesia care globally – The Lancet Planetary Health

Related: Effects of Surgery on A Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green? (commentaries and articles on the subject)

 


Mechanical ventilation in patients with acute brain injury: recommendations of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine consensus

13 Nov, 2020 | 09:19h | UTC

Mechanical ventilation in patients with acute brain injury: recommendations of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine consensus – Intensive Care Medicine

 


Perioperative evaluation and management of patients with diabetes, thyroid disease, and adrenal insufficiency. Use of insulin and noninsulin diabetic medications, management of hyper and hypothyroidism, and use of stress-dose corticosteroids are some of the subjects reviewed

10 Nov, 2020 | 09:24h | UTC

Perioperative Evaluation and Management of Endocrine Disorders – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Safe surgery: A cluster randomized trial showed that the implementation of control charts with feedback on indicators to surgical teams was associated with concomitant reductions in major adverse events in patients

9 Nov, 2020 | 01:23h | UTC

Effect of monitoring surgical outcomes using control charts to reduce major adverse events in patients: cluster randomised trial – The BMJ

 


Randomized trial: Similar outcomes with goal-directed hemodynamic therapy vs. restrictive normovolemic therapy in major open abdominal surgery

6 Nov, 2020 | 09:34h | UTC

Goal-directed hemodynamic therapy versus restrictive normovolemic therapy in major open abdominal surgery: A randomized controlled trial – Surgery

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Review: Management of common postoperative complications

4 Nov, 2020 | 09:26h | UTC

Management of Common Postoperative Complications – Mayo Clinic Proceedings

 


Videos in clinical medicine: Percutaneous Tracheostomy

30 Oct, 2020 | 01:05h | UTC

Percutaneous Tracheostomy – New England Journal of Medicine

 


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