Welcome to the home of the Welsh anaesthetic trainees journal club. Below you will find summaries of articles discussed at our journal club in Morriston Hospital, Swansea.
Journal Club: 6th February 2017: Changes in stroke volume induced by lung recruitment maneuvr predict fluid responsiveness in mechanically ventilated patients in the operating room
Journal Club: 21st February 2017: Early postoperative oral fluid intake in paediatric day case surgery influences the need for opioids and postoperative vomiting: a controlled randomized trial
Journal Club: 1st March 2017: Children and parental anxiolysis in paediatric ambulatory surgery: a randomized controlled study comparing 0.3mg kg-1 midazolam to tablet computer based interactive distraction
Journal Club: 14th March 2017: Chewing gum for the treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting: a pilot randomized controlled trial
Journal Club: 28th March 2017: Myocardial injury after Noncardiac Surgery. A large, international, Prospective Cohort Study Establishing Diagnostic Criteria, Characteristics, Predictors and 30-day Outcomes
Journal Club: 2nd May 2017: A randomised double-blind trial of phenylephrine and metaraminol infusions for prevention of hypotension during spinal and combined spinal–epidural anaesthesia for elective caesarean section
Journal Club: 18th May 2017: Randomized Clinical Trial Of Preoperative Oral Versus Intravenous Iron In Anaemic Patients With Colorectal Cancer
Journal Club: 7th June 2017: Objective model using only gender, age and medication list predicts in-hospital morbidity after elective surgery
Journal Club: 13th June 2017:Relevance of induced and accidental hypothermia after trauma-haemorrhage – what do we know from experimental models in pigs?
Journal Club 27th June 2017: Efficacy and safety of intravenous lidocaine for postoperative analgesia and recovery after surgery: a systematic review with sequential trial analysis
Journal Club: 17th July 2017: The SLUScore: A Novel Method for Detecting Hazardous Hypotension in Adult Patients Undergoing Noncardiac Surgical Procedures.
Journal Club 1st August: Effectiveness of apnoeic oxygenation during intubation: systematic review and meta-analysis
Journal Club: 15th August 2017: Hydrocortisone, vitamin C and thiamine for the treatment of severe sepsis and septic shock
Journal Club: 29th August 2017: Validation of preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise testing-derived variables to predict in-hospital morbidity after major colorectal surgery
Journal Club: 8th September 2017: Secondary analysis of outcomes after 11,085 hip fracture operations from the prospective UK Anaesthesia Sprint Audit of Practice (ASAP-2)
Journal Club: 12th September 2017: Patterns and Predictors of Frailty Transitions in Older Men: The Osteoporotic Fractures in Men Study
Journal Club: 20th September 2017: Postoperative delirium in elderly patients is associated with subsequent cognitive impairment
Journal Club: 3rd October 2017: An evaluation of the validity of the preoperative oxygen uptake efficiency slope as an indicator of cardiorespiratory fitness in elderly patients scheduled for major colorectal surgery
Journal Club 17th October: A systematic review of information format and timing before scheduled adult surgery for peri-operative anxiety
Journal Club 24th October: Emergency Department use of Apneic Oxygenation Versus Usual Care During Rapid Sequence Intubation: A Randomized Controlled Trial (The ENDAO Trial)
Journal Club: 14th November 2017: Serratus plane block: a novel ultrasound-guided thoracic wall nerve block
Journal Club 28th November 2017: Fluid therapy in the perioperative setting—a clinical review