Tag Archives: anaesthesia

The ANZCA First Part Exam Study Plan!

This exam is one of the most gruelling exams of all the medical specialties. Check out our Anaesthesia Coffee Break podcast episode 4 – Dr Stan’s Study Plan to get our perspective on how to structure your preparation. Here’s a provisional study plan for about 52 week. It is critical that you prepare yourself before […]

How to get started with regional anaesthesia

How to increase your learning curve when there are limited learning opportunities It seems that regional anaesthesia is somewhat past its heyday.  Many hospitals have adopted other techniques for pain management in operations that were once common practice grounds for regional, hospitals don’t have the systems set up to facilitate fast turnover and having sufficient time for […]

How risky is surgery?

Surgery is such a complex field with immense variability in every patient. The ACS NSQIP risk calculator is an incredibly useful resource to help understand the surgical risk https://riskcalculator.facs.org is an exceptional resource to provide reasonably accurate and patient specific risk information to help guide your perioperative decision making. This calculator uses a series of […]