In the December 2008 BJA…
Can we accurately assess an individual's perioperative risk?
Psoas compartment block for lower extremity surgery: a meta-analysis
Uncalibrated pulse contour-derived stroke volume variation predicts fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients undergoing liver transplantation
Fibrinogen concentrate substitution therapy in patients with massive haemorrhage and low plasma fibrinogen concentrations
Assessing fitness for surgery: a comparison of questionnaire, incremental shuttle walk, and cardiopulmonary exercise testing in general surgical patients†
Intraoperative thoracic epidural anaesthesia attenuates stress-induced immunosuppression in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery†
Dose-dependency of pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic parameters after intravenous bolus doses of cisatracurium
Comparison of the performance of SAPS II, SAPS 3, APACHE II, and their customized prognostic models in a surgical intensive care unit
Changing body position alters the location of the spinal cord within the vertebral canal: a magnetic resonance imaging study
Permutation entropy of the electroencephalogram: a measure of anaesthetic drug effect
Intravenous oxytocin bolus of 2 units is superior to 5 units during elective Caesarean section
Urinary propofol metabolites in early life after single intravenous bolus
Effectiveness and safety of postoperative pain management: a survey of 18 925 consecutive patients between 1998 and 2006 (2nd revision): a database analysis of prospectively raised data†
Effectiveness of continuous wound infusion of 0.5% ropivacaine by On-Q pain relief system for postoperative pain management after open nephrectomy
Comparison of hyperbaric and plain articaine in spinal anaesthesia for open inguinal hernia repair
Real-time visualization of ultrasound-guided retrobulbar blockade: an imaging study
Convulsions after ropivacaine 300 mg for brachial plexus block
Airway Scope and gum elastic bougie with Macintosh laryngoscope for tracheal intubation in patients with simulated restricted neck mobility
Significant decrease of cerebral oxygen saturation during single-lung ventilation measured using absolute oximetry
Metformin and lactic acidosis
Unusual case of low bispectral index values due to electrocardiographic interferences
Injection pain due to propofol in children and the ethics of placebo
NICE and warm
Early stages of propofol infusion syndrome in paediatric cardiac surgery: two cases in adolescent girls
Is laryngeal mask airway-related vocal chord palsy always laryngeal mask airway-related?
Hypotension and Caesarean section
Low-cost cardioversion
Effects of inhalation anaesthetics on human sperm motility and vitality in vitro
Stoelting's Anaesthesia and Co-existing Disease
Raj's Practical Management of Pain