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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.

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41. Use of platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures or epidural anaesthesia for the prevention of complications in people with thrombocytopenia.

Use of platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures or epidural anaesthesia for the prevention of complications in people with thrombocytopenia. BACKGROUND: People with a low platelet count (thrombocytopenia) often require lumbar punctures or an epidural anaesthetic. Lumbar punctures can be diagnostic (haematological malignancies, epidural haematoma, meningitis) or therapeutic (spinal anaesthetic, administration of chemotherapy). Epidural catheters are placed for administration of epidural (...) anaesthetic. Current practice in many countries is to correct thrombocytopenia with platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures and epidural anaesthesia, in order to mitigate the risk of serious procedure-related bleeding. However, the platelet count threshold recommended prior to these procedures varies significantly from country to country. This indicates significant uncertainty among clinicians of the correct management of these patients. The risk of bleeding appears to be low but if bleeding

Cochrane2016

42. Regional versus general anaesthesia for improved cognitive function after procedures other than cardiac surgery or neurosurgery in adult and paediatric patients.

Regional versus general anaesthesia for improved cognitive function after procedures other than cardiac surgery or neurosurgery in adult and paediatric patients. This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: The objective of this review is to compare the effects of regional versus general anaesthesia on cognitive function after procedures other than cardiac surgery or neurosurgery in adult and in paediatric patients.

Cochrane2016

47. Use of platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures or epidural anaesthesia for the prevention of complications in people with thrombocytopenia.

Use of platelet transfusions prior to lumbar punctures or epidural anaesthesia for the prevention of complications in people with thrombocytopenia. This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of different platelet transfusion thresholds prior to the insertion of a lumbar puncture or epidural anaesthesia in people with thrombocytopenia (low platelet count).

Cochrane2015

48. Sedation versus general anaesthesia for provision of dental treatment to patients younger than 18 years.

Sedation versus general anaesthesia for provision of dental treatment to patients younger than 18 years. BACKGROUND: A significant proportion of children have caries requiring restorations or extractions, and some of these children will not accept this treatment under local anaesthetic. Historically this has been managed by the use of a general anaesthetic in children; however, use of sedation may lead to reduced morbidity and cost. The aim of this review was to compare the efficiency (...) of sedation versus general anaesthesia (GA) for provision of dental treatment to children and adolescents younger than 18 years. This review was originally published in 2009 and was updated in 2012 and again in 2015. OBJECTIVES: We will evaluate morbidity and effectiveness of sedation versus GA for provision of dental treatment to patients younger than 18 years. If data become available, we will analyse the cost-effectiveness of different interventions. If data are not available, we will obtain crude

Cochrane2015

49. Evaluation of the injection pain with the use of DentalVibe injection system during supraperiosteal anaesthesia in children: a randomised clinical trial.

Evaluation of the injection pain with the use of DentalVibe injection system during supraperiosteal anaesthesia in children: a randomised clinical trial. 26369274 2016 08 09 2016 12 19 1365-263X 26 5 2016 Sep International journal of paediatric dentistry Int J Paediatr Dent Evaluation of the injection pain with the use of DentalVibe injection system during supraperiosteal anaesthesia in children: a randomised clinical trial. 336-45 10.1111/ipd.12204 The purpose of this study was to compare (...) the use of a traditional syringe (TS) and the DentalVibe (DV) Injection Comfort System on the pain of needle insertion and injection of supraperiosteal (SP) anaesthesia into the mandibles and maxillas of children aged 6-12 years. The study was a randomised, controlled, crossover clinical trial, comprising 60 children requiring an operative procedure with SP anaesthesia on both their mandibular and maxillary molars, bilaterally. One of the molars was treated with a TS, and the contralateral tooth

International journal of paediatric dentistry / the British Paedodontic Society [and] the International Association of Dentistry for Children2015

50. Guidance on the provision of vascular anaesthesia services 2015

Guidance on the provision of vascular anaesthesia services 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

51. Guidance on the provision of paediatric anaesthesia services 2015

Guidance on the provision of paediatric anaesthesia services 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

52. Guidance on the provision of ophthalmic anaesthesia services 2015

Guidance on the provision of ophthalmic anaesthesia services 2015 Guidance on the Provision of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Services 2015 | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Guidance on the Provision of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Services 2015 THIS CHAPTER WILL BE COMPREHENSIVELY REVIEWED FOR 2017 From This document is for guidance only. It is not intended to replace the clinical judgement of the individual anaesthetist, and the freedom to determine the most appropriate treatment (...) chapter within the guidance document has been prepared on the strength of the best information available at the time of writing, and will be updated to include changes in guidelines from all sources each calendar year, before posting on the College website. Hard copies are not available. Document category: Document tags: You are here › Guidance on the Provision of Ophthalmic Anaesthesia Services 2015 Calendar of Events M T W T F S S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 26 27 28 29

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

53. Guidance on the provision of obstetric anaesthesia services 2015

Guidance on the provision of obstetric anaesthesia services 2015 Guidance on the Provision of Obstetric Anaesthesia Services 2015 | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Guidance on the Provision of Obstetric Anaesthesia Services 2015 THIS CHAPTER WILL BE COMPREHENSIVELY REVIEWED FOR 2017 From This document is for guidance only. It is not intended to replace the clinical judgement of the individual anaesthetist, and the freedom to determine the most appropriate treatment (...) chapter within the guidance document has been prepared on the strength of the best information available at the time of writing, and will be updated to include changes in guidelines from all sources each calendar year, before posting on the College website. Hard copies are not available. Document category: Document tags: You are here › Guidance on the Provision of Obstetric Anaesthesia Services 2015 Calendar of Events M T W T F S S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 26 27 28 29

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

54. Guidance on the provision of cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia services 2015

Guidance on the provision of cardiac and thoracic anaesthesia services 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

55. Guidance on the provision of burns and plastics anaesthesia services 2015

Guidance on the provision of burns and plastics anaesthesia services 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

56. Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for sedation 2015

Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for sedation 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

57. Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for resuscitation 2015

Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for resuscitation 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

58. Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for head and neck surgery 2015

Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for head and neck surgery 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015

59. Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for day surgery 2015

Guidance on the provision of anaesthesia services for day surgery 2015 Document Store | The Royal College of Anaesthetists User menu Search Document Store This page displays listings of ALL publications added to the site. You can narrow down the list by entering keywords in the 'Search' field, and selecting 'Apply'. To filter the publications by section, tick the check-boxes of the desired sections, and select 'Apply'. You can set the ordering of the results by the publication title

Royal College of Anaesthetists2015