British Journal of Anaesthesia

BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia is a monthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, of which it is the official journal. It was established in 1923 and covers all aspects of anaesthesia. The current editor-in-chief is Charles S. Reilly (University of Sheffield). The journal is abstracted and indexed in: According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2010 impact factor of 4.224, ranking it third out of 26 journals in the category "Anesthesiology".

Oxford University Press
United Kingdom
Impact factor
4.224 ()

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Radiology & Imaging

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Lego could be used as a practical tool to train doctors in anesthetic skills according to new research that has shown a simple task using the building bricks can help improve technical skills—a finding that could improve ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

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(HealthDay)—Older adults who have surgery with general anesthesia may experience a modest cortical thinning in the brain, but it does not appear to be tied to Alzheimer disease, according to a study recently published in ...


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A new class of diabetes medications is masking the potentially dangerous condition of ketoacidosis at the time of surgery. Testing for acid load in the blood of diabetes sufferers who are taking gliflozin medications is needed ...


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The human opioid system contributes to the regulation of emotions, pleasure and pain. Opioids are strong analgesics. In addition to effectively relieving pain, external opioids may improve mood and reduce negative emotions. ...

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