I. Stopping trials early
II. Is sedation by non-anaesthetists really safe?
III. Next on the agenda
Anaesthetic neurotoxicity and neuroplasticity
Is thoracic ultrasound a viable alternative to conventional imaging in the critical care setting?
Measurement of quality of recovery using the QoR-40
Systemic vascular resistance has an impact on the reliability of the Vigileo-FloTrac system in measuring cardiac output and tracking cardiac output changes
Non-invasive continuous arterial pressure monitoring with Nexfin® does not sufficiently replace invasive measurements in critically ill patients
Non-invasive continuous arterial pressure measurement based on radial artery tonometry in the intensive care unit
Comparison of the neutral and retracted shoulder positions for infraclavicular subclavian venous catheterization
Pharmacokinetic parameter sets of alfentanil revisited
Dexamethasone, light anaesthesia, and tight glucose control (DeLiT) randomized controlled trial†
Efficacy of intraoperative dexmedetomidine infusion on emergence agitation and quality of recovery after nasal surgery
Effect of phenylephrine on the haemodynamic state and cerebral oxygen saturation during anaesthesia in the upright position
Perfusion index derived from a pulse oximeter can predict the incidence of hypotension during spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean delivery
Local infiltration analgesia for total knee arthroplasty
Oral choline supplementation for postoperative pain
Analgesic and sympatholytic effects of low-dose intrathecal clonidine compared with bupivacaine
Ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves cannot be selectively blocked by using ultrasound guidance
Single-cuff forearm tourniquet in intravenous regional anaesthesia results in less pain and fewer sedation requirements than upper arm tourniquet†
Anticipation of the difficult airway
Transpulmonary thermodilution cardiac output measurement is not affected by severe pulmonary oedema
Effect of concentration of local anaesthetic solution on the ED50 of bupivacaine for supraclavicular brachial plexus block†
Pneumothorax and cardiac arrest caused by speaking valve mistaken as moisture exchanger
Psoas compartment block for anaesthesia during surgical repair of inguinal hernias
New method of percutaneous radiofrequency mandibular nerve rhizotomy guided by high-speed real-time computed tomography fluoroscopy with direct approaching view to foramen ovale
Anaesthetic staff cannot identify extremely high tracheal tube cuff pressures by palpation of the pilot balloon
Paracetamol or metronidazole?
Topical lidocaine to suppress trigemino-cardiac reflex
Emergency reversal of heparin overdose in a neurosurgical patient guided by thromboelastography
International practices of organ donation
Principles and Practice of Regional Anaesthesia
The Perioperative Medicine Consult Handbook
Benumof and Hagberg's Airway Management
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Proceedings of the Anaesthetic Research Society Meeting
Efficacy of melatonin and its metabolites in preventing oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction under conditions of sepsis
Cisplatin and paclitaxel have differing effects on oxidative stress and mitochondrial function in dorsal root ganglion cells
Zinc status in critically ill patients
Investigating nociceptin/orphanin FQ signalling in immunocytes
Hypercapnia evokes amygdalo-thalamic and brainstem activity
Plasma urotensin-II levels in non-smokers after nicotine administration
A randomized, observer blinded, trial of intrathecal diamorphine vs femoral nerve block for postoperative analgesia following primary total knee arthroplasty
Pyrazole derivative BTP2 reduces in vitro halothane-induced skeletal muscle contracture in human malignant hyperthermia
Endothelial activation and chemoattractant expression are early processes in isolated blast brain injury
Further characterization of novel fentanyl-based bivalent opioids
Development of a competitive immunoluminometric assay for Nociceptin/Orphanin FQ
Gender balance of authors in the British Journal of Anaesthesia
Disposition of the tongue by three indirect video laryngoscopes using photographic overlay
Perceptual error in clinical practice
Characterizing medical students' learning during immersive simulations
Does ethnicity affect acute postoperative pain and nurses attitudes to treating it?