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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…

Central Venous Lines

Understanding Central Venous Lines This module discusses various types of central lines and central venous catheters (CVC).  They are often needed in critically ill patients…

Vaporisers- Understanding

Understanding vaporisers This updated module explains how modern anaesthetic vaporisers work and the principles behind them. It includes electronic and direct injection vaporisers. Length of…

Inhalation (gas) Induction

Inhalation (gas) Induction This module covers inhalation or gas induction. Although it is routine to induce general anaesthesia by the intravenous (IV) route, the inhalational…

Suxamethonium Apnoea

Suxamethonium Apnoea This module describes the action of suxamethonium, the inheritance of suxamethonium apnoea, and the non-inherited conditions that can also cause it. The presentation…

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…

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…