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Western Libraries has updated their e-books, & we've gone through the collection for you!

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Library Assistant Jiyon Ryu, has put together an updated guide to e-books at Western Libraries that are key texts for anesthesia and perioperative medicine. You are going to want to see these! … (Read More)

A new prospective, randomized control pilot study on post-operative dysphagia

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Dr. Miguel Arango and colleagues investigate the effect of continuous monitoring and adjustment of the ETTCP during anterior cervical spine surgery on the incidence of post-operative dysphagia. … (Read More)

A letter from our faculty in reference to the article, Admission after sleep surgery is unnecessary in patients without cardiovascular disease

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dr. Philip Jones and Dr. Janet Martin compose a response in reference to Admission after sleep surgery is unnecessary in patients without cardiovascular disease. (Rotenberg B, et al. Laryngoscope. 2014 Sep 15) … (Read More)

Atrioventricular disruption after mitral valve replacement: the role of intraoperative transesophageal echocardiography

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Faculty Dr. Jason Chui and colleagues Drs. Roscoe and Tsang have published a new study in Anesthesia and Analgesia. Intraoperative TEE for Mitral Valve Replacement. See the Key Teaching Points for Clinicians. … (Read More)

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)

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)