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ECG: a review

Understanding your ECG: a review Health professionals use the electrocardiograph (ECG) rhythm strip to systematically analyse the cardiac rhythm. Before the systematic process of ECG…

Malignant hyperthermia

Malignant hyperthermia Malignant hyperthermia (MH) is a rare life-threatening condition that is usually triggered by exposure to certain drugs used for general anesthesia. This module…

Laryngospasm in Anaesthesia

Laryngospasm in Anaesthesia Recognition of at-risk patients will help to prevent laryngospasm and avoid potential significant morbidity. This module discusses laryngospasm, its recognition, prevention and…

Perioperative anaphylaxis

Perioperative anaphylaxis Perioperative anaphylaxis is not uncommon and several commonly used anaesthetic drugs can cause anaphylaxis. This modules covers latest guidelines to identifying and treating…

Placental Abruption

Placental Abruption Placental abruption is defined as separation of the placenta from the decidua basalis before delivery of the fetus. It is extremely serious and…

Sugammadex: an overview

Sugammadex: an overview Sugammadex is an effective and safe agent for reversing neuromuscular blockade, in particular all depths of rocuronium-induced blockade. Sugammadex provides a real…

Surgical tourniquets

Surgical tourniquets Surgical tourniquets are commonly used in the operating theatres, particularly during orthopaedic cases. Although they are very safe when used properly they can…

Urea & Electrolytes

Urea & Electrolytes: a review Urea and electrolytes (U&Es) are the most frequently requested biochemistry tests. They provide useful information about several aspects of health,…

Spinal Anaesthesia

Spinal Anaesthesia This module covers the relevant anatomy, physiology and pharmacology of safe and satisfactory spinal anaesthesia. Length of Study: 90 min Difficulty: Medium

Paediatric Pain

Paediatric Pain Good quality, effective management of pain in paediatric patients is an essential component of paediatric anaesthesia. However, achieving this can be difficult for…