Clinical Anaesthesia

Anaesthesia is a challenging, rewarding and exciting career. There are few other specialties where you need proficiency at practical skills, thorough medical and surgical knowledge and the ability to handle rapidly evolving clinical deteriorating and crises!.

This section is aimed at providing you clinical information to:

  • Learn all the basic concepts
  • Simplify the complex areas
  • Increase your learning curve
  • Progress to advanced knowledge and skills

Also check out the ABCs of Anaesthesia Boot Camp Series for online sessions.

Non-Technical Skills

Anaesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy

Stripp TK, Jorgensen MB, Olsen NV. Anaesthesia for electroconvulsive therapy – new tricks for old [...]

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Perioperative considerations for transgender and gender diverse adults

By Victor Li Key Reference: Harding D, Marsh S, Lennie Y. Perioperative considerations for transgender [...]

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Performing Spinal Anaesthesia for Caesarean Sections

What should I know? Basic Anatomy In the adult, the spinal cord ends at the [...]

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Compensation in acid-base disturbances

By Dr Garzarella Metabolic acidosis Expected pCO2 = 1.5 × [HCO3] +8 ±2 Metabolic alkalosis [...]

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Useful Blogs

The subtle sounds of the operating theatre!

A brief introduction to the critical signals beyond what you can see Most anaesthetists probably [...]

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How to get started with regional anaesthesia

How to increase your learning curve when there are limited learning opportunities It seems that [...]

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How risky is surgery?

Surgery is such a complex field with immense variability in every patient. The ACS NSQIP [...]

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