In the September BJA…
I. Pendulum swings again : crystalloid or colloid fluid therapy?
II. Dexamethasone and peripheral nerve blocks : on the nerve or intravenous?
III. Are we ready for the age of non-invasive haemodynamic monitoring?
IV. Why do we not toe the line drawn by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence for internal jugular vein cannulation?
Corticosteroids in the management of brain-dead potential organ donors : a systematic review
Analgesic efficacy of local infiltration analgesia in hip and knee arthroplasty : a systematic review
Regional anaesthesia to improve pain outcomes in paediatric surgical patients : a qualitative systematic review of randomized controlled trials
Relationship between early postoperative C-reactive protein elevation and long-term postoperative major adverse cardiovascular and cerebral events in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery : a retrospective study
Randomized trial comparing ferric carboxymaltose vs oral ferrous glycine sulphate for postoperative anaemia after total knee arthroplasty
Failure mode and effects analysis of the universal anaesthesia machine in two tertiary care hospitals in Sierra Leone
Preoperative anaemia is associated with poor clinical outcome in non-cardiac surgery patients
Reliability of the American Society of Anesthesiologists physical status scale in clinical practice
Hypothermia improves oral and gastric mucosal oxygenation during hypoxic challenges
Brain regional vulnerability to anaesthesia-induced neuroapoptosis shifts with age at exposure and extends into adulthood for some regions
External carotid artery flow maintains near infrared spectroscopy-determined frontal lobe oxygenation during ephedrine administration
6% Hydroxyethyl starch (130/0.4) vs Ringer's lactate preloading before spinal anaesthesia for Caesarean delivery : the randomized, double-blind, multicentre CAESAR trial‡
Prospective longitudinal cohort questionnaire assessment of labouring women's preference both pre- and post-delivery for either reduced pain intensity for a longer duration or greater pain intensity for a shorter duration
Flow-controlled expiration : a novel ventilation mode to attenuate experimental porcine lung injury
High-frequency jet ventilation shortened the duration of gas embolization during laparoscopic liver resection in a porcine model
Preliminary development and evaluation of the support system for care of mechanically ventilated patients
Recruitment of lung volume during surgery neither affects the postoperative spirometry nor the risk of hypoxaemia after laparoscopic gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients : a randomized controlled study
Anaesthetic conserving device AnaConDa® : dead space effect and significance for lung protective ventilation
Emergence agitation : is there a European consensus?
Solution to the challenging part of the Shamrock method during lumbar plexus block
Cut tracheal tube and GlideRite® Rigid Stylet
Does adding milk to tea delay gastric emptying?
(Bright) future of dynamic parameters is in the operating theatre
Dynamic parameters in the operating theatre : brightness goes with shadows
Making bisoprolol a perioperative agent
Benefits of continuous capnography monitoring for intensive care patients significantly outweigh any risks
Doses and effects of levobupivacaine and bupivacaine for spinal anaesthesia
The (Correct) use of capnography will reduce airway complications in intensive care
Atlas of Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anaesthesia
Regional Anaesthesia : A Pocket Guide
Rapid Review Anesthesiology Oral Boards
Problem-Based Transesophageal Echocardiography
Abstracts of the Chinese Society of Anesthesiology : Tianjin, China, September 2013
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