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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

 


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

11 Mar, 2021 | 08:35h | UTC

Study from 116 countries suggests surgery should be delayed for at least seven weeks following a COVID-19 diagnosis to reduce mortality risk – Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland

Original study: Timing of surgery following SARS‐CoV‐2 infection: an international prospective cohort study – Anaesthesia

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Propofol vs. Volatile Anesthetics: RCT finds no difference in postoperative pulmonary complications after lung resection surgery

9 Mar, 2021 | 02:17h | UTC

Comparative Effect of Propofol and Volatile Anesthetics on Postoperative Pulmonary Complications After Lung Resection Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial – Anesthesia & Analgesia (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Related study: No difference in postoperative cognition with intravenous (propofol-based) vs. volatile (sevoflurane-based) anesthetics in elderly patients undergoing laparoscopic abdominal surgery

 


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

5 Mar, 2021 | 08:18h | UTC

Working Toward the Triple Bottom Line in Surgery – NEJM Catalyst

Related: Effects Of Surgery On A Warming Planet: Can Anesthesia Go Green? – NPR AND Anaesthetic gases, climate change, and sustainable practice – The Lancet Planetary Health AND Greenhouse gases: the choice of volatile anesthetic does matter – Canadian Journal of Anesthesiology AND People, planet and profits: the case for greening operating rooms – Canadian Medical Association Journal (free)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


M-A: NSAIDs are unlikely to be the cause of post-operative bleeding complications

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:15h | UTC

Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of the Association Between Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Operative Bleeding in the Perioperative Period – Journal of the American College of Surgeons (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


RCT: Cognitive prehabilitation reduces the incidence of postoperative delirium among older adults undergoing major noncardiac surgery

4 Mar, 2021 | 08:12h | UTC

Effect of Cognitive Prehabilitation on the Incidence of Postoperative Delirium Among Older Adults Undergoing Major Noncardiac Surgery: The Neurobics Randomized Clinical Trial – JAMA Surgery (link to abstract – $ for full-text)

Commentaries: Ohio State study finds playing brain games before surgery helps improve recovery – Ohio State University Medical Center AND Cognitive Exercises May Lower Risk for Postoperative Delirium – HealthDay

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


A Practical Guide for Anesthesia Providers on the Management of COVID-19 Patients in the Acute Care Hospital

3 Mar, 2021 | 08:48h | UTC

A Practical Guide for Anesthesia Providers on the Management of Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients in the Acute Care Hospital – Anesthesia & Analgesia

 


Systematic review: Comparison of paravertebral anesthesia vs. general anesthesia for breast cancer surgery

2 Mar, 2021 | 01:12h | UTC

Paravertebral anaesthesia with or without sedation versus general anaesthesia for women undergoing breast cancer surgery – Cochrane Library

Summary: Comparison of paravertebral anaesthesia to general anaesthesia for breast cancer surgery – Cochrane Library

 


RCT: Balanced opioid-free anesthesia with Dexmedetomidine resulted in a greater incidence of serious adverse events, especially hypoxemia and bradycardia

28 Feb, 2021 | 21:03h | UTC

Balanced Opioid-free Anesthesia with Dexmedetomidine versus Balanced Anesthesia with Remifentanil for Major or Intermediate Noncardiac Surgery: The Postoperative and Opioid-free Anesthesia (POFA) Randomized Clinical Trial – Anesthesiology

 


Consensus statement on the prevention of opioid‐related harm in adult surgical patients

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:41h | UTC

An international multidisciplinary consensus statement on the prevention of opioid‐related harm in adult surgical patients – Anaesthesia

Commentary: Stopping opioid-related addiction, harm and accidents after surgery – AAGBI

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


Meta-analysis: Postoperative analgesic effectiveness of quadratus lumborum block for cesarean delivery under spinal anesthesia

25 Feb, 2021 | 08:31h | UTC

Postoperative Analgesic Effectiveness of Quadratus Lumborum Block for Cesarean Delivery under Spinal Anesthesia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Anesthesiology

 

Commentary on Twitter

 


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