Duty of candour : a statutory obligation or just the right thing to do?
Checklists, cognitive aids, and the future of patient safety
How powerful is failure to rescue as a global metric? Not as powerful as a commitment to measurement
Efficacy of perineural vs systemic dexamethasone to prolong analgesia after peripheral nerve block : a systematic review and meta-analysis
Catheter-related right internal jugular vein thrombosis after chest surgery
Dexmedetomidine pharmacokinetic–pharmacodynamic modelling in healthy volunteers : 1. Influence of arousal on bispectral index and sedation
Dexmedetomidine pharmacodynamics in healthy volunteers : 2. Haemodynamic profile
Intraoperative dexamethasone alters immune cell populations in patients undergoing elective laparoscopic gynaecological surgery
Intelligent dynamic clinical checklists improved checklist compliance in the intensive care unit
Prognostic significance of central venous-to-arterial carbon dioxide difference during the first 24 hours of septic shock in patients with and without impaired cardiac function
Frequency of surgical treatment and related hospital procedures in the UK : a national ecological study using hospital episode statistics
Use of failure-to-rescue to identify international variation in postoperative care in low-, middle- and high-income countries : a 7-day cohort study of elective surgery
Safety aspects of preoperative high-dose glucocorticoid in primary total knee replacement
Predicting successful supraclavicular brachial plexus block using pulse oximeter perfusion index
Predicting delirium : are we there yet?
Delirium, what’s in a name?
Postoperative delirium portends descent to dementia
Post-anaesthesia care unit delirium : incidence, risk factors and associated adverse outcomes
Predicting postoperative brain function from the blood : is there a role for biomarkers?
Electroencephalography and delirium in the postoperative period
Association between delirium and cognitive change after cardiac surgery
Postoperative delirium in elderly patients is associated with subsequent cognitive impairment
Association of intraoperative changes in brain-derived neurotrophic factor and postoperative delirium in older adults
Using a worldwide in-app survey to explore sugammadex usage patterns : a prospective observational study
Availability of critical care services in Taiwan under National Health Insurance
Ultrasound-guided central venous catheterization in the prone position
Acute kidney injury following enhanced recovery for orthopaedic joint replacement surgery—role of preoperative kidney disease?
Approach affects injectate spread in ultrasound-guided thoracic paravertebral block : a cadaveric trial
Simulated emergency cricothyroid incision length
Mind the gap when performing emergency front-of-neck access
Management of perioperative laryngospasm by French paediatric anaesthetists
Topics for the national audit projects of the Royal College of Anaesthetists
The Princes of Serendip
Abstracts from the BJA Research Forum Glasgow, November 10–11, 2016
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Abstracts for Spring BJA Research Forum meeting, Royal College of Anaesthetists, London, 5th and 6th April 2017