BJA 2014; An overview
Changes are afoot
Consensus statement from the BJA Workshop on Cancer and Anaesthesia
Power of negative thinking
Bone cement implantation syndrome and proximal femoral fracture
Anaesthesiology and perioperative medicine around the world
Impact of pregabalin on acute and persistent postoperative pain
Predicting perioperative mortality after oesophagectomy
Perioperative statin therapy in patients at high risk for cardiovascular morbidity undergoing surgery
Impact of preoperative serum creatinine on short- and long-term mortality after cardiac surgery
Venous thrombotic, thromboembolic, and mechanical complications after retrievable inferior vena cava filters for major trauma†
Effects of steep Trendelenburg position for robotic-assisted prostatectomies on intra- and extrathoracic airways in patients with or without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Determinants of liquid gastric emptying
Association of metabolic syndrome and surgical factors with pulmonary adverse events, and longitudinal mortality in bariatric surgery†
Thromboelastometry-guided intraoperative haemostatic management reduces bleeding and red cell transfusion after paediatric cardiac surgery
Stroke volume variation and indexed stroke volume measured using bioreactance predict fluid responsiveness in postoperative children†
Methadone is a local anaesthetic-like inhibitor of neuronal Na+ channels and blocks excitability of mouse peripheral nerves
A randomized, triple-masked, active-controlled investigation of the relative effects of dose, concentration, and infusion rate for continuous popliteal-sciatic nerve blocks in volunteers
Early pharmacokinetic of ropivacaine without epinephrine after injection into the psoas compartment
Rescuing the obese or burned airway
Volatile anaesthetics reduce neutrophil inflammatory response by interfering with CXC receptor-2 signalling
Electroacupuncture inhibits excessive interferon-γ evoked up-regulation of P2X4 receptor in spinal microglia in a CCI rat model for neuropathic pain
Respiratory benefits of deep neuromuscular block during laparoscopic surgery in a patient with end-stage lung disease
Perineural vs intravenous administration of dexamethasone
Gastrointestinal morbidity as primary outcome measure in studies comparing crystalloid and colloid within a goal-directed therapy
Reliability of the ASA physical status scale in clinical practice
Cardiac output decrease and propofol
Playing with fire
Airway management strategy for odentogenous abscess
Tracheal intubation in patients with odentogenous abscesses
End-expiratory occlusion test
Clinical practice
Hazards of bone cement
Respiratory stroke volume variation and fluid responsiveness
Reply from the authors
A Nation in Pain-Healing Our Biggest Health Problem
Cardiothoracic Critical Care
Pediatric Anesthesiology
Vascular Anaesthesia
Choice of fluid in acute illness
Acknowledgement of Assessors
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