Prone CPR is an acceptable choice in the setting of COVID-19 where turning a patient supine may create delays or added risk to patient or staff.
Although exposure to surgery/anesthesia is associated with a small cognitive decline among the elderly, there is no impact from the presence or absence of nitrous oxide.
Peri-operative intravenous lidocaine infusion does not appear to offer meaningful clinical benefit in bariatric surgery.
Propofol has a dose-dependent effect on pupillary diameter, which is positively correlated with BIS.
Chewing gum pre-operatively for 2 minutes may reduce post-operative sore throat after general anaesthesia with the SLIPA supraglottic airway.
Recovery after total knee arthroplasty was similar for spinal and general anaesthesia across broad post-operative indicators.
The McGrath video laryngoscope improves glottis visualisation in the morbidly obese.
Intrathecal hydrophilic opioids show an IV morphine sparing effect and likely dose-related respiratory depression.
Intrathecal morphine 100mcg did not increase obstructive sleep apnea severity in those undergoing hip arthroplasty under spinal anesthesia.
Transversus abdominis plane block with liposomal bupivacaine improved post-caesarean section analgesia when used as part of a multimodal analgesia protocol.