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Anaesthesia

Clinical Anaesthesia is used to induce a temporary medical state of controlled unconsciousness, inducing a loss of sensation or awareness. There are three main types of Anaesthesia:

  • Local and Regional
  • General
  • Sedation

Anaesthesia is primarily used during surgical procedures to block pain. While unconscious, blood flow and heart rate is monitored.

Research and development in the use of Anaesthesia has helped anesthesiologists in the progression of patient safety before and after surgery and medical procedures. The developments and research of Anaesthesia through the years has massively influences medicine and surgery today.

Case studies and clinical trials help aid researchers in the development of aftercare during postoperative recovery. Research is a vital part in the field of Anaesthesia, it allows anesthesiologists to improve the delivery of patient safety while unconscious.

Learn more on the emerging technology in Anaesthesia and the advancements in Anaesthesia practise by searching Trip.

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1. Standards for Basic Anesthetic Monitoring

and Publications Back Research and Publications Member Center Back Member Center About ASA Back About ASA ​Standards for Basic Anesthetic Monitoring Developed By: Committee on Standards and Practice Parameters (CSPP) Last Affirmed: December 13, 2020 (last amended October 20, 2010) (original approval: October 21, 1986) These standards apply to all anesthesia care although, in emergency circumstances, appropriate life support measures take precedence. These standards may be exceeded at any time based (...) on the judgment of the responsible anesthesiologist. They are intended to encourage quality patient care, but observing them cannot guarantee any specific patient outcome. They are subject to revision from time to time, as warranted by the evolution of technology and practice. They apply to all general anesthetics, regional anesthetics and monitored anesthesia care. This set of standards addresses only the issue of basic anesthetic monitoring, which is one component of anesthesia care. In certain rare

2021 American Society of Anesthesiologists

2. Effects of Adding a Combined Infraorbital and Infratrochlear Nerve Block to General Anaesthesia in Septorhinoplasty Full Text available with Trip Pro

Effects of Adding a Combined Infraorbital and Infratrochlear Nerve Block to General Anaesthesia in Septorhinoplasty Effects of Adding a Combined Infraorbital and Infratrochlear Nerve Block to General Anaesthesia in Septorhinoplasty - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation (...) a Combined Infraorbital and Infratrochlear Nerve Block to General Anaesthesia in Septorhinoplasty , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliation 1 Anaesthesiology and Reanimation Clinic, Gazi Yaşargil Education and Research Hospital, TR Health Sciences University, Diyarbakır, Turkey. PMID: 33116802 PMCID: DOI: Free PMC article Item in Clipboard Effects of Adding a Combined Infraorbital and Infratrochlear Nerve Block to General Anaesthesia in Septorhinoplasty Cem Kıvılcım Kaçar et al. J Pain Res . 2020 . Free

2021 EvidenceUpdates

3. Bupivacaine (Exparel liposomal) - local anaesthetic

section 6.6. 4.3 Contraindications • Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.1. • Hypersensitivity to local anaesthetic medicinal products of the amide type. • Obstetrical paracervical block anaesthesia due to risk of foetal bradycardia or death. • Intravascular administration. • Intraarticular administration (see section 4.4). 4.4 Special warnings and precautions for use Efficacy and safety have not been established in major abdominal, vascular (...) of local anaesthetics varies with the procedure used and the total dose administered. Neurologic effects following field block may include persistent anaesthesia, paraesthesias, weakness, and paralysis, all of which may have slow, incomplete, or no recovery. Cardiovascular function impairment Bupivacaine should also be used with caution in patients with impaired cardiovascular function because they may be less able to compensate for functional changes associated with the prolongation

2020 European Medicines Agency - EPARs

4. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Clinical Trials of Neuraxial, Intravenous, and Inhalational Anesthesia for External Cephalic Version Full Text available with Trip Pro

: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004795. A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Clinical Trials of Neuraxial, Intravenous, and Inhalational Anesthesia for External Cephalic Version , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 From the Division of Anesthesiology, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. 2 Department of Population Health Sciences, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania. 3 Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geisinger Medical Center (...) , Danville, Pennsylvania. PMID: 32282385 PMCID: DOI: Free PMC article Item in Clipboard A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Clinical Trials of Neuraxial, Intravenous, and Inhalational Anesthesia for External Cephalic Version Qingzhong Hao et al. Anesth Analg . 2020 Dec . Free PMC article Show details Display options Display options Format Anesth Analg Actions . 2020 Dec;131(6):1800-1811. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004795. Authors , , , , , , , Affiliations 1 From the Division of Anesthesiology

2020 EvidenceUpdates

5. Addition of corticosteroid to periarticular injections reduces postoperative pain following total hip arthroplasty under general anaesthesia: a double-blind randomized controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Addition of corticosteroid to periarticular injections reduces postoperative pain following total hip arthroplasty under general anaesthesia: a double-blind randomized controlled trial Addition of corticosteroid to periarticular injections reduces postoperative pain following total hip arthroplasty under general anaesthesia: a double-blind randomized controlled trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features (...) Format Share Permalink Copy Page navigation Randomized Controlled Trial Bone Joint J Actions . 2020 Oct;102-B(10):1297-1302. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.102B10.BJJ-2020-0428.R1. Addition of corticosteroid to periarticular injections reduces postoperative pain following total hip arthroplasty under general anaesthesia: a double-blind randomized controlled trial , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hokusuikai Kinen Hospital, Mito, Japan. 2 Department

2020 EvidenceUpdates

6. Comparison of Pupillometry With Surgical Pleth Index Monitoring on Perioperative Opioid Consumption and Nociception During Propofol-Remifentanil Anesthesia: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Display options Format Share Permalink Copy Page navigation Randomized Controlled Trial Anesth Analg Actions . 2020 Nov;131(5):1589-1598. doi: 10.1213/ANE.0000000000004958. Comparison of Pupillometry With Surgical Pleth Index Monitoring on Perioperative Opioid Consumption and Nociception During Propofol-Remifentanil Anesthesia: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 From the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Daegu Catholic University (...) ] and 0.0130 ± 0.051 μg·kg·minute; P Conclusions: Intraoperative pupillometry monitoring reduced intraoperative remifentanil consumption and postoperative pain. It may be an alternative option for intraoperative opioid control under general anesthesia in adult patients. Trial registration: ClinicalTrials.gov . Similar articles Sabourdin N, Barrois J, Louvet N, Rigouzzo A, Guye ML, Dadure C, Constant I. Sabourdin N, et al. Anesthesiology. 2017 Aug;127(2):284-292. doi: 10.1097/ALN.0000000000001705

2020 EvidenceUpdates

7. Comparison of the Effects of Vapocoolant Spray and Topical Anesthetic Cream on Pain During Intraarticular Injection of the Shoulder: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial

navigation Randomized Controlled Trial Arch Phys Med Rehabil Actions . 2020 Oct;101(10):1689-1695. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2020.04.021. Epub 2020 May 20. Comparison of the Effects of Vapocoolant Spray and Topical Anesthetic Cream on Pain During Intraarticular Injection of the Shoulder: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine (Moon), Catholic University Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, Seoul, Korea. 2 Department of Physical (...) Comparison of the Effects of Vapocoolant Spray and Topical Anesthetic Cream on Pain During Intraarticular Injection of the Shoulder: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial Comparison of the Effects of Vapocoolant Spray and Topical Anesthetic Cream on Pain During Intraarticular Injection of the Shoulder: A Randomized Double-Blind Controlled Trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History

2020 EvidenceUpdates

8. Association Between Exposure to General Versus Regional Anesthesia and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults

Versus Regional Anesthesia and Risk of Dementia in Older Adults , , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Public Health Sciences, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 2 ICES, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 3 Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina. 4 Department of Medicine, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. 5 Department of Anesthesiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 6 ICES, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 7 (...) when compared with RA. Future studies are required to determine whether surgery is a risk factor for dementia irrespective of anesthetic technique. Keywords: Alzheimer's disease; anesthesia; cohort study; dementia; surgery. © 2020 The American Geriatrics Society. Similar articles Seitz DP, Gill SS, Bell CM, Austin PC, Gruneir A, Anderson GM, Rochon PA. Seitz DP, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Nov;62(11):2102-9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.13106. Epub 2014 Nov 4. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014. PMID: 25370019 Seitz DP

2020 EvidenceUpdates

9. General Versus Local Anesthesia With Conscious Sedation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: The Randomized SOLVE-TAVI Trial

General Versus Local Anesthesia With Conscious Sedation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: The Randomized SOLVE-TAVI Trial General Versus Local Anesthesia With Conscious Sedation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: The Randomized SOLVE-TAVI Trial - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. COVID-19 (...) /CIRCULATIONAHA.120.046451. Epub 2020 Aug 21. General Versus Local Anesthesia With Conscious Sedation in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation: The Randomized SOLVE-TAVI Trial , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Heart Center Leipzig at University of Leipzig, Germany (H.T., H.-J.F., G.S., P.H., P.L., M.A.-W., M.S., D.H., M.B., J.E., S.D.). 2 Leipzig Heart Institute, Germany (H.T., H.-J.F., G.S., P.H., P.L., M.A.-W., M.S., D.H., M.B., J.E

2020 EvidenceUpdates

11. Etomidate (Tomvi) - emergency medicine or anesthesia

Etomidate (Tomvi) - emergency medicine or anesthesia Search Page - Drug and Health Product Register Language selection Search and menus Search Search website Search Topics menu You are here: Summary Basis of Decision - - Health Canada Expand all Summary Basis of Decision (SBD) for Contact: Summary Basis of Decision (SBD) documents provide information related to the original authorization of a product. The for is located below. Recent Activity for SBDs written for approved after September 1

2020 Health Canada - Drug and Health Product Register

12. Advice for pregnant members of the anaesthesia and intensive care workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic

Advice for pregnant members of the anaesthesia and intensive care workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic COVID-19: Guidance for the remobilisation of services within health and care settings Infection prevention and control recommendations Uncontrolled if printed. COVID-19: infection prevention and control guidance About this guidance The guidance is issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), Public Health Wales (PHW), Public Health Agency (PHA) Northern Ireland, Health (...) areas Droplet precautions apply. However, consideration may need to be given to the application of airborne precautions where the number of cases of suspected/confirmed COVID-19 requiring AGPs increases and patients/individuals cannot be managed in single or isolation rooms. 9.4.2 Operating theatres Patients/individuals should be anaesthetised and recovered in the operating theatre if intubation/extubation (AGP) is required. For local, neuraxial or regional anesthesia the patient is not required

2020 ICM Anaesthesia COVID-19

13. Ultrasound-Guided Unilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Combined with Rectus Sheath Block versus Subarachnoid Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Surgery: A Randomized Prospective Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Cancel RSS Link Copy Actions Cite Display options Display options Format Share Permalink Copy Page navigation J Pain Res Actions . 2020 Sep 14;13:2279-2287. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S264255. eCollection 2020. Ultrasound-Guided Unilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Combined with Rectus Sheath Block versus Subarachnoid Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Surgery: A Randomized Prospective Controlled Trial , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Anesthesiology (...) , Zhujiang Hospital, Southern Medical University, Guangzhou, Guangdong Province, People's Republic of China. 2 Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA. PMID: 32982391 PMCID: DOI: Free PMC article Item in Clipboard Ultrasound-Guided Unilateral Transversus Abdominis Plane Combined with Rectus Sheath Block versus Subarachnoid Anesthesia in Patients Undergoing Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Surgery: A Randomized

2020 EvidenceUpdates

14. Clinical Effectiveness of Interlaminar Epidural Injections of Local Anesthetic with or without Steroids for Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

Clinical Effectiveness of Interlaminar Epidural Injections of Local Anesthetic with or without Steroids for Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Clinical Effectiveness of Interlaminar Epidural Injections of Local Anesthetic with or without Steroids for Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - PubMed This site needs JavaScript to work properly. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! Clipboard, Search History (...) Physician Actions . 2020 Jul;23(4):335-348. Clinical Effectiveness of Interlaminar Epidural Injections of Local Anesthetic with or without Steroids for Managing Chronic Neck Pain: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Orthopedics and Neurosurgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Menoufia University Faculty of Medicine, Shebin El-Kom, Menoufia, Egypt. 2

2020 EvidenceUpdates

15. AnaConDa-S for sedation with volatile anaesthetics in intensive care

innovative aspects are that it enables sedation to be done using inhaled anaesthetics with standard ventilators in intensive care settings, instead of needing intravenous (IV) anaesthesia. • The intended place in therapy place in therapy would be as an alternative to IV sedation of people who need invasive ventilation in an intensive care setting. • The main points from the evidence main points from the evidence summarised in this briefing are from 5 studies, including 1 meta-analysis, with a total (...) of the level of anaesthesia) or end-tidal concentration (Fet%). Side stream or mainstream gas monitors, which can measure concentrations of carbon dioxide and anaesthetic gases, must be used to continually monitor anaesthesia. AnaConDa-S can be used with almost any kind of ventilator, except high-frequency ventilators. It was launched in the UK in 2017 and is a newer version of the AnaConDa device (available in the UK since 2005), which is now only available on request in the UK. The AnaConDa-S has a lower

2020 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Advice

16. Anaesthesia for ECT during the COVID-19 pandemic

Anaesthesia for ECT during the COVID-19 pandemic 23 September 2020 icmanaesthesiacovid-19.org 1 Anaesthesia for ECT during the COVID-19 pandemic 23 September 2020 23 September 2020 The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Association of Anaesthetists acknowledge that ECT The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Association of Anaesthetists acknowledge that ECT is a is a NICE NICE-approved treatment that is an urgent and important element of the management of some -approved (...) treatment that is an urgent and important element of the management of some patients. These comments on the conduct of anaesthesia for ECT are made in the context of the patients. These comments on the conduct of anaesthesia for ECT are made in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 pandemic. Anaesthesia for ECT involves the administration of a hypnotic and a neuromuscular blocking drug, and Anaesthesia for ECT involves the administration of a hypnotic and a neuromuscular blocking drug

2020 ICM Anaesthesia COVID-19

17. Anaesthesia and critical care: guidance for Clinical Directors on preparations for a possible second surge in COVID-19

hospitals. Transfer of urgent planned surgical and other NHS care to independent hospitals. Rapid implementation of ICU surge capacity in areas with appropriate existing resources, often Rapid implementation of ICU surge capacity in areas with appropriate existing resources, often operating theatres and Post-Anaesthesia Care Units (PACUs, Recovery Rooms). operating theatres and Post-Anaesthesia Care Units (PACUs, Recovery Rooms). Reallocation of anaesthetic equipment to critical care areas, e.g (...) Anaesthesia and critical care: guidance for Clinical Directors on preparations for a possible second surge in COVID-19 21 September 2020 icmanaesthesiacovid-19.org 1 Anaesthesia and critical care: guidance for Clinical Directors on preparations for a possible second surge in COVID-19 21 September 2020 21 September 2020 Introduction At the time of publication of this document, SARS-CoV-2 infection rates have been increasing At the time of publication of this document, SARS-CoV-2 infection rates

2020 ICM Anaesthesia COVID-19

18. Impact of parallel processing of regional anesthesia with block rooms on resource utilization and clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

-726. doi: 10.1136/rapm-2020-101397. Epub 2020 Jul 22. Impact of parallel processing of regional anesthesia with block rooms on resource utilization and clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Deparment of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Guy's and Saint Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK elboghdadly@gmail.com. 2 King's College London, London, UK. 3 Deparment of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Guy's and Saint Thomas' NHS (...) Foundation Trust, London, UK. PMID: 32699101 DOI: Item in Clipboard Review Impact of parallel processing of regional anesthesia with block rooms on resource utilization and clinical outcomes: a systematic review and meta-analysis Kariem El-Boghdadly et al. Reg Anesth Pain Med . 2020 Sep . Show details Display options Display options Format Reg Anesth Pain Med Actions . 2020 Sep;45(9):720-726. doi: 10.1136/rapm-2020-101397. Epub 2020 Jul 22. Authors , , , Affiliations 1 Deparment of Anaesthesia

2020 EvidenceUpdates

19. Long-Term Functional Patency and Cost-Effectiveness of Arteriovenous Fistula Creation under Regional Anesthesia: a Randomized Controlled Trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

.2019111209. Epub 2020 Jul 24. Long-Term Functional Patency and Cost-Effectiveness of Arteriovenous Fistula Creation under Regional Anesthesia: a Randomized Controlled Trial , , , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Department of Renal Surgery, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom emmaaitken@nhs.net. 2 Department of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom. 3 Scottish Health Technologies Group, Healthcare Improvement (...) Scotland, Edinburgh, United Kingdom. 4 Department of Renal Surgery, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, United Kingdom. 5 Department of Anaesthesia, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, United Kingdom. PMID: 32709710 PMCID: PMC7460891 (available on 2021-08-01 ) DOI: Item in Clipboard Long-Term Functional Patency and Cost-Effectiveness of Arteriovenous Fistula Creation under Regional Anesthesia: a Randomized Controlled Trial Emma Aitken et al. J Am Soc Nephrol . 2020 Aug . Show details

2020 EvidenceUpdates

20. Optimal local anesthetic regimen for saddle block in ambulatory anorectal surgery: an evidence-based systematic review

and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 3 Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada richard.brull@wchospital.ca. PMID: 32699103 DOI: Item in Clipboard Full-text links Cite Display options Display options Format Abstract Background: Ambulatory anorectal surgery requires an anesthetic of short duration but profound depth. Saddle block anesthesia (SBA) can provide dense sacral anesthesia with minimal motor blockade (...) local anesthetic regimen for saddle block in ambulatory anorectal surgery: an evidence-based systematic review , , , , , Affiliations Expand Affiliations 1 Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. 2 Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine and the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. 3 Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Women's College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada richard.brull@wchospital.ca. PMID: 32699103 DOI

2020 EvidenceUpdates