ACC/AHA & PONV
Updated Consensus Guidelines for PONV were published in Anesthesia and Analgesia in January. You can download the article below.
Download PONV Guidelines
Also hot off the press are the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgery. You can download the 100+ pages of the full article and the executive summary below.
Download ACC AHA Guidelines
Download ACC AHA Summary
ANZCA publishes safety alerts on their website at http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellows/quality-safety/safety-alerts
NZ review of safety, basically existing restrictions are appropriate. More info…
Here is the Anesthesia and Analgesia article by Van der LInden evaluating its safety in surgery.
Safety of Starches pdf
Restrictions have been lifted, more info…
Thank you to our four instructors, Ioana, David, Peter, and Rod who all did a wonderful job. Also, many thanks to our practice manager Victoria who over-ruled my “no frills” directive and provided coffee and pastries for the morning.