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The PiCCO monitor: a review
Volume40 Issue3
AuthorsE Litton, M Morgan
Equipment to manage a difficult airway during anaesthesia
Volume39 Issue1
TypeSpecial Article
AuthorsPA Baker, BT Flanagan, KB Greenland, R Morris, H Owen, RH Riley, WB Runciman, DA Scott, R Segal, WJ Smithies, AF Merry
Acute pain management in opioid-tolerant patients: a growing challenge
Volume39 Issue5
AuthorsCA Huxtable, LJ Roberts, AA Somogyi, PE Macintyre
Systematic review of oxytocin dosing at caesarean section
Volume40 Issue2
AuthorsLC Stephens, T Bruessel
Obesity and obstetric anaesthesia
Volume39 Issue4
AuthorsHS Mace, MJ Paech, NJ McDonnell
Brugada syndrome – a review of the implications for the anaesthetist
Volume39 Issue4
AuthorsSM Carey, G Hocking
Subdural block and the anaesthetist
Volume38 Issue1
AuthorsD Agarwal, M Mohta, A Tyagi, AK Sethi
Opioids, ventilation and acute pain management
Volume39 Issue4
AuthorsPE Macintyre, JA Loadsman, DA Scott
Airway assessment based on a three column model of direct laryngoscopy
Volume38 Issue1
AuthorsKB Greenland
The role of regional anaesthesia techniques in the management of acute pain
Volume40 Issue1
AuthorsPJ Cowlishaw, DM Scott, MJ Barrington

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In this issue the covernote by Featherstone and Ball looks at the origins of cardiopulmonary bypass.

In their paper The incidence of hyperthermia during craniotomy Malpas et al argue that there is evidence that even mild hyperthermia may exacerbate brain injury.

The study by Tsai et al aims to describe the pharmacokinetics (PK) of vancomycin in Australian Indigenous patients with severe sepsis and advise on an optimal dosing strategy.

In their paper Intravenous tranexamic acid and lower limb arthroplasty—a randomised controlled feasibility study Painter et al conducted a randomised, double blind placebo-controlled trial in 140 patients aged 45 years or older, undergoing elective primary or revision hip or knee joint replacement.

In Audit of ten years of donation after circulatory death experience in Queensland: observations of agonal physiology following withdrawal of cardiorespiratory support Cook and Widdicombe conducted an audit from 2008 to 2017 in all patients undergoing withdrawal of cardiorespiratory support (WCRS) in the context of donation after circulatory death (DCD).

Stuetzle et al conducted a study aimed at ascertaining the sources and effects of occupational fatigue amongst anaesthetists in Australia and New Zealand.

As usual there is a variety of interesting Correspondence and a Book Review in this issue.


History Supplement 

The annual History Supplement has loads of interesting features including the cover feature on the Corfe-McMurdie anaesthetic inhaler and the 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station.


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