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New retrospective study from faculty Dr. John Murkin and colleagues.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Relationship between early postoperative C-reactive protein elevation and long-term postoperative major adverse cardiovascular and cerebral events in patients undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a retrospective study … (Read More)

We're celebrating World Anesthesia Day on Oct 22 with a very special Grand Rounds

Monday, October 20, 2014

Dr. Meena Cherian of the World Health Organization's Emergency & Essential Care Surgical (EECS) Program and Service Delivery and Safety Dept (SDS) will be speaking on "Global Challenges in Surgery and Anesthesia" We'll see you there! … (Read More)

ASA 2014 Annual Meeting, New Orleans. Presentations, panels and more

Friday, October 17, 2014

Joined by additional faculty and residents in attendance from the department, Dr. Farah Manji (PGy4) was on hand to present in the Patient Safety & Practice Management session, and Dr. John Murkin chaired the panel for Cerebral Oxygen Saturation Monitoring … (Read More)

Explore the history of World Anesthesia Day: ebooks, virtual exhibits, timelines & more from Massachusetts General.

Thursday, October 16, 2014

World Anesthesia Day commemorates the 1st successful demonstration of ether anesthesia on October 16 1846. This ranks as one of the most significant events in the history of Medicine. The discovery made it possible for patients to obtain the benefits of surgical treatment without the associated pain … (Follow Link)

Western News: Device lets docs stay ‘tuned in’ to brain bloodflow

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Professor John Murkin is part of a team of Western and Lawson Health Research Institute (LHRI) researchers studying a new technology that may change the way patients undergoing cardiac surgery are monitored and managed in the hospital. … (Read More)

New books are on the way: latest editions of Stoelting, Miller, Chestnut, and more!

Thursday, October 9, 2014

New editions are on the way to the anesthesia libraries: Miller's 8th ed, Chestnut's 5th, Stoelting's 5th and more. Online and print access. … (Read More)

Drs. Cheng, Martin, and Bainbridge on hand to teach and present at the 14th Annual EACTA and ICCVA Congress

Monday, September 29, 2014

The 14th Joint Annual Meeting of The European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists (EACTA) & The International Congress on Cardiovascular Anesthesia (ICCVA)September 17th – 19th 2014, Florence, Italy … (Read More)

Department Nurse Practitioner Heather Whittle, receives Nursing Alumni Award of Distinction at Homecoming

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Congratulations to Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine Nurse Practitioner, Heather Whittle! Heather was nominated for the Labbatt family's Award of Distinction, and accepted the award this past Saturday at Western's Annual Homecoming … (Read More)

New research: Admission after sleep surgery is unnecessary in patients without cardiovascular disease

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Faculty Dr. John Fuller and fellow authors Drs. Rotenberg, Theriault, and Cheng, have published a new study in Laryngoscope: 2014 Sep 15[epub ahead of print]. … (Read More)

New High-Risk Patient Care Text sees major contributions from Dept faculty

Monday, September 8, 2014

Edited by faculty, Dr. Ian McConachie, this is the 3rd edition of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the High-Risk Patient. United Kingdom:Cambridge University Press; 2014. … (Read More)