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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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181. Paravertebral blocks for anaesthesia and analgesia: a systematic review

Paravertebral blocks for anaesthesia and analgesia: a systematic review Paravertebral blocks for anaesthesia and analgesia: a systematic review Paravertebral blocks for anaesthesia and analgesia: a systematic review Thavaneswaran P, Maddern G, Cooter R, Moyes D, Rudkin G Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Thavaneswaran P (...) , Maddern G, Cooter R, Moyes D, Rudkin G. Paravertebral blocks for anaesthesia and analgesia: a systematic review. Stepney: Australian Safety and Efficacy Register of New Interventional Procedures -Surgical (ASERNIP-S). ASERNIP-S Report No. 47. 2006 Authors' objectives The objective of this review was to make recommendations on the safety and efficacy of thoracic and lumbar paravertebral blocks (PVB) on the basis of a systematic assessment of the peer-reviewed literature. Paravertebral blocks

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

182. Oral oxycodone hydrochloride versus epidural anaesthesia for pain control after radical retropubic prostatectomy

Oral oxycodone hydrochloride versus epidural anaesthesia for pain control after radical retropubic prostatectomy Oral oxycodone hydrochloride versus epidural anaesthesia for pain control after radical retropubic prostatectomy Oral oxycodone hydrochloride versus epidural anaesthesia for pain control after radical retropubic prostatectomy Hohwu L, Akre O, Bergenwald L, Tornblom M, Gustafsson O Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria (...) for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The study examined two peri- and postoperative anaesthetic treatments for patients undergoing radical retropubic prostatectomy (RRP). The first treatment consisted of epidural anaesthesia (EDA) with ropivacaine (2 mg/mL; 4 to 12 mL/hour), paracetamol (4 x 1 tablet) plus injected

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

183. Early recovery, cognitive function and costs of a desflurane inhalational versus a total intravenous anaesthesia regimen in long-term surgery

Early recovery, cognitive function and costs of a desflurane inhalational versus a total intravenous anaesthesia regimen in long-term surgery Early recovery, cognitive function and costs of a desflurane inhalational versus a total intravenous anaesthesia regimen in long-term surgery Early recovery, cognitive function and costs of a desflurane inhalational versus a total intravenous anaesthesia regimen in long-term surgery Rohm K D, Piper S N, Suttner S, Schuler S, Boldt J Record Status (...) This is an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Bibliographic details Rohm K D, Piper S N, Suttner S, Schuler S, Boldt J. Early recovery, cognitive function and costs of a desflurane inhalational versus a total intravenous anaesthesia regimen in long-term surgery. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica 2006; 50(1): 14-18 PubMedID DOI Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by NLM MeSH Anesthesia Recovery Period; Anesthesia, Intravenous; Anesthetics, Inhalation /economics

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

184. Cost minimisation and cost effectiveness in anaesthesia for total hip replacement surgery, in Belgium: a study comparing three general anaesthesia techniques

Cost minimisation and cost effectiveness in anaesthesia for total hip replacement surgery, in Belgium: a study comparing three general anaesthesia techniques Cost minimisation and cost effectiveness in anaesthesia for total hip replacement surgery, in Belgium: a study comparing three general anaesthesia techniques Cost minimisation and cost effectiveness in anaesthesia for total hip replacement surgery, in Belgium: a study comparing three general anaesthesia techniques Demeere J L, Merckx C (...) , Demeere N Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of general anaesthesia in total hip replacement surgery was studied. Three techniques (propofol, desflurane and sevoflurane) were compared. Type of intervention

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2006

185. Sugammadex (Org 25969) for reversal of muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia: horizon scanning technology briefing

Sugammadex (Org 25969) for reversal of muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia: horizon scanning technology briefing Sugammadex (Org 25969) for reversal of muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia: horizon scanning technology briefing Sugammadex (Org 25969) for reversal of muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia: horizon scanning technology briefing NHSC Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation (...) of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation NHSC. Sugammadex (Org 25969) for reversal of muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia: horizon scanning technology briefing. Birmingham: National Horizon Scanning Centre (NHSC). 2006 Authors' objectives This study examines the use of Sugammadex (Org 25969) for reversal of muscle relaxation in general anaesthesia. Timeliness warning Available on request from NHSC. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2006

187. Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis

Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis Journals Library An error has occurred in processing the XML document An error occurred retrieving

NIHR HTA programme2006

188. Guidelines to Fellows Acting on Appointments Committees for Senior Staff in Anaesthesia

Guidelines to Fellows Acting on Appointments Committees for Senior Staff in Anaesthesia Review PS44(2006) AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND COLLEGE OF ANAESTHETISTS ABN 82 055 042 852 GUIDELINES TO FELLOWS ACTING ON APPOINTMENTS COMMITTEES FOR SENIOR STAFF IN ANAESTHESIA The College considers that it should provide advice to Appointments Committees in Australia or New Zealand when appointments in anaesthesia are being considered. This is best carried out by designating a specific Fellow to work (...) the Fellowship of this College or will hold that Fellowship by the date on which –he/she takes up appointment. 1.2 Hold another specialist qualification in anaesthesia. In this situation, the implications in respect of Overseas Trained Specialist Assessment by the College and registration as a specialist in Australia or New Zealand must be considered. 1.3 Have appropriate experience for the position under consideration. 1.4 Are participating in continuing medical education and quality assurance activities

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

189. The Anaesthesia Record. Recommendations on the Recording of an Episode of Anaesthesia Care

The Anaesthesia Record. Recommendations on the Recording of an Episode of Anaesthesia Care AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND COLLEGE OF ANAESTHETISTS ABN 82 055 042 852 THE ANAESTHESIA RECORD RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE RECORDING OF AN EPISODE OF ANAESTHESIA CARE INTRODUCTION The anaesthesia record is an essential part of the patient's medical record. The record should allow the anaesthetist to document all aspects of the anaesthesia management, including the pre and post-operative management (...) , that are of relevance to the anaesthesia. The anaesthesia record provides information that may assist other staff involved in the care of the patient and to any subsequent anaesthetists. It may also be of medico-legal importance and can be used for quality assurance and research purposes. The record must be signed by the anaesthetist/s. The information may be on a single record or may be covered by separate records for the pre-anaesthesia, anaesthesia and post- anaesthesia phases of the patient’s care. All

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

190. Recommendations for the Post-Anaesthesia Recovery Room

Recommendations for the Post-Anaesthesia Recovery Room PS04 2018 Page 1 PS04 2018 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Statement on the Post-Anaesthesia Care Unit 1. INTRODUCTION An appropriately planned, equipped, staffed and managed post-anaesthesia care unit (PACU) is essential for the safe management of patients who have recently undergone surgery or other procedures, irrespective of the type of anaesthesia or sedation used. The spectrum of healthcare facilities (...) . Facility design and resources, including staff and equipment, should align with the procedure, proposed anaesthesia or sedation and patient complexity (including age and co-morbidities) as well as the post procedure destination of the patient. 2. PURPOSE The purpose of this document is: 2.1 To assist healthcare facilities to provide PACUs that are designed, equipped, and staffed to deliver safe patient care. 2.2 To inform clinicians of ANZCA’s expectations for PACUs. 3. SCOPE This document is intended

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

191. Statement on Credentialling and Defining the Scope of Clinical Practice in Anaesthesia

Statement on Credentialling and Defining the Scope of Clinical Practice in Anaesthesia PS02 2018 Page 1 PS02 2018 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Statement on Credentialling and Defining the Scope of Clinical Practice in Anaesthesia 1. INTRODUCTION Credentialling in anaesthesia allows registered medical practitioners to provide clinical services at healthcare institutions. Credentialling is an integral part of the process of verification of professional standing (...) and quality assurance, sets the standard required for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and offers its CPD program to all medical practitioners in Australia and New Zealand who provide anaesthesia services. New Fellows of the College are trained in broad areas of anaesthesia and capable of providing services in health care facilities with appropriate support. Some specific areas of complex anaesthesia practice may benefit from further training and relevant CPD subsequent to obtaining Fellowship

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

192. Recommendations for the Post-Anaesthesia Recovery Room

Recommendations for the Post-Anaesthesia Recovery Room PS04 2018 Page 1 PS04 2018 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Statement on the Post-Anaesthesia Care Unit 1. INTRODUCTION An appropriately planned, equipped, staffed and managed post-anaesthesia care unit (PACU) is essential for the safe management of patients who have recently undergone surgery or other procedures, irrespective of the type of anaesthesia or sedation used. The spectrum of healthcare facilities (...) . Facility design and resources, including staff and equipment, should align with the procedure, proposed anaesthesia or sedation and patient complexity (including age and co-morbidities) as well as the post procedure destination of the patient. 2. PURPOSE The purpose of this document is: 2.1 To assist healthcare facilities to provide PACUs that are designed, equipped, and staffed to deliver safe patient care. 2.2 To inform clinicians of ANZCA’s expectations for PACUs. 3. SCOPE This document is intended

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

193. Statement on Credentialling and Defining the Scope of Clinical Practice in Anaesthesia

Statement on Credentialling and Defining the Scope of Clinical Practice in Anaesthesia PS02 2018 Page 1 PS02 2018 Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) Statement on Credentialling and Defining the Scope of Clinical Practice in Anaesthesia 1. INTRODUCTION Credentialling in anaesthesia allows registered medical practitioners to provide clinical services at healthcare institutions. Credentialling is an integral part of the process of verification of professional standing (...) and quality assurance, sets the standard required for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and offers its CPD program to all medical practitioners in Australia and New Zealand who provide anaesthesia services. New Fellows of the College are trained in broad areas of anaesthesia and capable of providing services in health care facilities with appropriate support. Some specific areas of complex anaesthesia practice may benefit from further training and relevant CPD subsequent to obtaining Fellowship

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

194. The Anaesthesia Record. Recommendations on the Recording of an Episode of Anaesthesia Care

The Anaesthesia Record. Recommendations on the Recording of an Episode of Anaesthesia Care AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND COLLEGE OF ANAESTHETISTS ABN 82 055 042 852 THE ANAESTHESIA RECORD RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE RECORDING OF AN EPISODE OF ANAESTHESIA CARE INTRODUCTION The anaesthesia record is an essential part of the patient's medical record. The record should allow the anaesthetist to document all aspects of the anaesthesia management, including the pre and post-operative management (...) , that are of relevance to the anaesthesia. The anaesthesia record provides information that may assist other staff involved in the care of the patient and to any subsequent anaesthetists. It may also be of medico-legal importance and can be used for quality assurance and research purposes. The record must be signed by the anaesthetist/s. The information may be on a single record or may be covered by separate records for the pre-anaesthesia, anaesthesia and post- anaesthesia phases of the patient’s care. All

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

195. Guidelines to Fellows Acting on Appointments Committees for Senior Staff in Anaesthesia

Guidelines to Fellows Acting on Appointments Committees for Senior Staff in Anaesthesia Review PS44(2006) AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND COLLEGE OF ANAESTHETISTS ABN 82 055 042 852 GUIDELINES TO FELLOWS ACTING ON APPOINTMENTS COMMITTEES FOR SENIOR STAFF IN ANAESTHESIA The College considers that it should provide advice to Appointments Committees in Australia or New Zealand when appointments in anaesthesia are being considered. This is best carried out by designating a specific Fellow to work (...) the Fellowship of this College or will hold that Fellowship by the date on which –he/she takes up appointment. 1.2 Hold another specialist qualification in anaesthesia. In this situation, the implications in respect of Overseas Trained Specialist Assessment by the College and registration as a specialist in Australia or New Zealand must be considered. 1.3 Have appropriate experience for the position under consideration. 1.4 Are participating in continuing medical education and quality assurance activities

Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists2006

196. Local anaesthesia for pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review

Local anaesthesia for pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review Local anaesthesia for pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review Local anaesthesia for pain relief after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a systematic review Gupta A CRD summary This review examined the effectiveness of local anaesthetics compared with placebo in reducing post-operative pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy. The author concluded that local anaesthesics appear (...) effective in pain reduction. The poor reporting of review methods and other limitations of the review mean that the reliability of the evidence underpinning these conclusions is unclear. Authors' objectives To assess the effectiveness of local anaesthetics (LA) for pain relief following laparoscopic cholecystectomy (LC). Searching MEDLINE was searched from 1985 to August 2004; some search terms were given. The website of the PROSPECT group was also searched. Study selection Study designs of evaluations

DARE.2005

197. Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis

Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention of venous thromboembolism: systematic reviews (...) of mechanical methods, oral anticoagulation, dextran and regional anaesthesia as thromboprophylaxis Roderick P, Ferris G, Wilson K, Halls H, Jackson D, Collins R, Baigent C Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Roderick P, Ferris G, Wilson K, Halls H, Jackson D, Collins R, Baigent C. Towards evidence-based guidelines for the prevention

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2005

198. Indications for general anaesthesia for standard dental and oral procedures

Indications for general anaesthesia for standard dental and oral procedures Indications for general anaesthesia for standard dental and oral procedures Indications for general anaesthesia for standard dental and oral procedures Haute Autorite de Sante/French National Authority for Health Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation (...) Haute Autorite de Sante/French National Authority for Health. Indications for general anaesthesia for standard dental and oral procedures. Paris: Haute Autorite de Sante (French National Authority for Health) (HAS) 2005: 43 Authors' objectives The object of this review is to establish recommendations on the indications and contraindications for general anaesthesia for standard dental and oral procedures. Authors' conclusions Looking ahead : i) Perform a study of clinical practice to establish

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2005

199. Comparison of propofol/remifentanil and sevoflurane/remifentanil for maintenance of anaesthesia for elective intracranial surgery

Comparison of propofol/remifentanil and sevoflurane/remifentanil for maintenance of anaesthesia for elective intracranial surgery Comparison of propofol/remifentanil and sevoflurane/remifentanil for maintenance of anaesthesia for elective intracranial surgery Comparison of propofol/remifentanil and sevoflurane/remifentanil for maintenance of anaesthesia for elective intracranial surgery Sneyd J R, Andrews C J H, Tsubokawa T Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation (...) that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of sevoflurane (initial end tidal concentration 2%) and propofol (target 2 microg/mL) for the maintenance of anaesthesia during neurosurgical procedures. These were combined with remifentanil, a short-acting opioid (1 microg/kg followed

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2005