Welcome to the home of the Welsh anaesthetic trainees journal club. 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 1st August: Effectiveness of apnoeic oxygenation during intubation: systematic review and meta-analysis.