Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia is the official journal of the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. It is a peer-reviewed medical journal and is published monthly. According to the 2008 Journal Citation Reports the journal has an impact factor of 2.178, ranking it 8th out of 22 in the category "Anesthesiology".

Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell Blackwell Publishing
Country
United Kingdom
History
1946–present
Website
http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/ana

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More COVID-19 patients in ICUs are surviving now: study

(HealthDay)—Even as new coronavirus infections soar in the United States, a new study offers one piece of good news: Severely ill COVID-19 patients are significantly more likely to survive now compared to a few months ago.

Medications

Drug interaction identified for ondansetron, tramadol

(HealthDay)—In the early postoperative period, ondansetron is associated with increased requirements for tramadol consumption, according to a review and meta-analysis published online Dec. 10 in Anaesthesia.

Surgery

New guidelines say breastfeeding is safe after anaesthesia

New guidelines published by the Association of Anaesthetists in the journal Anaesthesia, to coincide with the start of World Breast Feeding Week (1-7 August) say that breastfeeding is safe after the mother has had anaesthesia, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Ketamine not linked to PTSD in military trauma setting

(HealthDay)—Ketamine administration is not associated with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in the military trauma setting, according to a study published online Oct. 3 in Anaesthesia.

Diabetes

Pre-op liraglutide cuts post-op plasma glucose in T2DM

(HealthDay)—For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus undergoing non-cardiac surgery, premedication with liraglutide is associated with reduced median plasma glucose one hour postoperatively, according to a study published ...

Cardiology

Aerobic fitness measures predict post-AAA complications

(HealthDay)—Cardiopulmonary exercise testing variables can predict postoperative complications after abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, according to a study published in the June issue of Anaesthesia.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

High-dose sugammadex speeds reversal of neuromuscular block

(HealthDay)—Sugammadex at a dose of 4 mg/kg−1 of ideal body weight allows for shorter reversal of deep neuromuscular blockade in morbidly obese patients, according to a study published in the March issue of Anaesthesia.

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