I. Hydroxyethyl starch : here today, gone tomorrow
II. Tetrastarch solutions : are they definitely dead?
III. Neuraxial block, death and serious cardiovascular morbidity in patients in the POISE trial : propensities, probabilities, and possibilities
IV. Does anaesthetic technique really matter for total knee arthroplasty?
V. Ventilator associated pneumonia : can we ensure that a quality indicator does not become a game of chance?
Cricoid pressure training using simulation : a systematic review and meta-analysis
Dynamic output and control of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis in critical illness and major surgery
Sympathetic regulation of cerebral blood flow in humans : a review
Positive end-expiratory pressure aggravates left ventricular diastolic relaxation further in patients with pre-existing relaxation abnormality
Intraoperative epiaortic scanning for preventing early stroke after off-pump coronary artery bypass
Neuraxial block, death and serious cardiovascular morbidity in the POISE trial†
Recovery after total intravenous general anaesthesia or spinal anaesthesia for total knee arthroplasty : a randomized trial†
Proof of concept evaluation of the electroencephalophone as a discriminator between wakefulness and general anaesthesia
Feasibility and safety of xenon compared with sevoflurane anaesthesia in coronary surgical patients : a randomized controlled pilot study†
Preoperative risk factors in 10 418 patients with prior myocardial infarction and 5241 patients with prior unstable angina undergoing elective coronary artery bypass graft surgery
Heart-fatty acid-binding and tau proteins relate to brain injury severity and long-term outcome in subarachnoid haemorrhage patients
Duration of analgesia and pruritus following intrathecal fentanyl for labour analgesia : no significant effect of A118G μ-opioid receptor polymorphism, but a marked effect of ethnically distinct hospital populations
I.V. and perineural dexamethasone are equivalent in increasing the analgesic duration of a single-shot interscalene block with ropivacaine for shoulder surgery : a prospective, randomized, placebo-controlled study
Prospective observational study of the non-invasive assessment of immediate postoperative pain using the analgesia/nociception index (ANI)
Validation of a measurement tool for self-assessment of teamwork in intensive care
Scholarly activity points : a new tool to evaluate resident scholarly productivity†
Distractions and the anaesthetist : a qualitative study of context and direction of distraction
Video-assisted structured teaching to improve aseptic technique during neuraxial block†
Plasma ropivacaine concentrations during bilateral transversus abdominis plane infusions
Interrupting gel layer between Double cuffs prevents fluid leakage past tracheal tube cuffs
Reflective intubation : a simple and effective method to improve intubation conditions by elevating the tip of the tube without additional equipment
Working conditions, stress, fatigue, and depressive symptoms among Chinese anaesthetists
Application of emergency trauma score in a hub-and-spoke regional system
Is sickle cell disease a possible risk factor for peripheral neuropathy after popliteal sciatic nerve block?
Accurate and easy to learn ultrasound sign to confirm correct tracheal intubation in cadaver model
Critical illness-related corticosteroid insufficiency in cardiogenic shock
Sometimes the best is the enemy of the good
Should cognitive impairment be an exclusion criterion for hip fracture studies?
Reply from the authors
Perioperative goal-directed haemodynamic treatment and the equity of differing modalities
Reply from the authors
Potential confounder in the ethical dilemma of challenging authority
Effects of remifentanil on cognitive and psychomotor functioning and mood
Consent in Jehovah's Witnesses
The Woman's Guide to Managing Migraine : Understanding the Hormone Connection to Find Hope and Wellness
Atlas of Pain Management Injection Techniques
Physics in Anaesthesia
Efficacy and safety of paravertebral blocks in breast surgery : a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
Neuropathic pain : a pathway for care developed by the British Pain Society
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In the September 2013 BJA…