January 31, 2016 A systematic review of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in non-cardiac surgery: implications for point-of-care ultrasound education in the operating room. Can J Anaesth. 2015 Oct 30. [Epub ahead of print]
December 14, 2015 Authors Dr. Brookes, Dr. Sondekoppam, Dr. K Armstrong, Dr. Uppal (fellow), Dr. Dhir, Dr. Terlecki (PGY3), and Dr. Ganapathy publish on the visibility and block characteristics of a stimulating need and catheter vs. echogenic needle and catheter for sciatic nerve block with low frequency ultrasound probe.
December 09, 2015 Dr. S Dhir, Dr. A Armstrong, Dr. P Armstrong, Dr. Ganapathy and colleagues share findings from a randomized comparison study on ultrasound vs. nerve stimulation for infraclavicular catheter placement.
December 01, 2015 ISMICS (International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiovascular Society) Consensus Conference and Statements of Randomized Controlled Trials of Off-Pump versus Conventional Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
November 03, 2015 Comparison of efficacy and safety of lateral-to-medial continuous transversus abdominis plane block with thoracic epidural analgesia in patients undergoing abdominal surgery: A randomised, open-label feasibility study.
October 13, 2015 Drs. Hegazy and Granton and colleagues, publish study that aims to develop a focused TEE examination tailored for the Emergency Dept and to evaluate TEE skill acquisition and retention by TEE-naïve Emergency Physicians following a focused 4-h curriculum.
October 02, 2015 Mark your calendars to attend this very special Grand Rounds on the future of Cardiac Anesthesia and Cardiac Surgery. Remote viewing will be available at St. Joseph's and Victoria Hospital.
September 21, 2015 Chapter 56: Pudendal Nerve Blockade. In: Jankovic D., Peng P. Regional Nerve Blocks in Anesthesia and Pain Therapy: Tranditional and Ultrasound-Guided Techniques, 4th Ed. 2015 Oct. Springer.
September 01, 2015 Ultrasound in Obstetric Anesthesia [Chapter 7]:
"...In obstetric anesthesia, central neuraxial blockade analgesia is the most common anesthetic technique. The availability of ultrasound has naturally extended interest in this modality from peripheral nerve blocks to facilitating spinal/epidural techniques in obstetrics."
August 17, 2015 In this Longwoods article, Dr. Janet Martin and colleagues propose to advance the new Canadian HTA Database search interface as one-stop shop for structured decision-relevant summaries, to aid in timely policy making by decision-makers.
August 11, 2015 Fundamentals of Pain Medicine: How to Diagnose and Treat Your Patients / Comprehensive Atlas of 3D Echocardiography / Master Techniques in Upper and Lower Airway Management / Managing Pain in Children: A Clinical Guide for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals
May 26, 2015 Portfolio is an opportunity in Year 1 and 3 for students to undertake a deeper view of the patient experience and their personal growth as a medical learner...Faculty will work with 5-8 students over the entire academic year [Read more - login required]
May 08, 2015 The provincial AFP Innovation Fund is awarded to physicians "to support the development of new and innovative practices in health care delivery, and to support leadership and the disseminations of knowledge across the healthcare system"
May 07, 2015 On May 1, 2015, high school students from high school students and teachers from London and surrounding areas paid a visit to SimMan and friends with the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at University Hospital’s CSTAR Simulation facility.
May 01, 2015 Dr. Lynn Coveney retired in the fall of 2014 and Dr. Ron Wexler will be retiring from the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the end of May. The Department members are hosting an Open House in their honour from 1700-2000 hrs on Tuesday May 19, 2015 in the Grand Hall at Windermere Manor.
April 29, 2015 On behalf of the Dept, good luck and safe travels to all of our Residents presenting at MARC this weekend in Cleveland, Ohio. This year's theme is, "Education = Metro Health, Case Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic"
April 01, 2015 The Gold Medal is the highest award of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society (CAS). This honour is bestowed annually to a clinician by his/her peers in recognition of their excellence and leadership in anesthesia.
March 19, 2015 The aim of the study is to determine the accuracy, precision and trending abilities of the FloTrac and the continuous pulmonary artery catheter thermodilution technique determining CO in septic shock patients.
March 12, 2015 Last month, our faculty members, Dr. Achal Dhir, Dr. Janet Martin, and Dr. Davy Cheng, presented at the 18th annual Indian Association of Cardiovascular Anaesthesiologists (IACTA) meeting.
February 27, 2015 Our fellowship offers the opportunity to develop skills in acute pain management with integrated multimodal analgesia. The fellow will develop the knowledge and skills to manage, acute post operative pain, acute exacerbation of chronic pain in admitted patients, acute pain in opioid tolerant patients and acute pain in challenging complex medical conditions, and to recognize and initially manage the development of persistent post operative pain
February 20, 2015 In this study, Dr. Jones, Dr. Morley-Forster and colleagues sought to determine the rates of long-term smoking cessation after a perioperative smoking cessation intervention and predictors of successful cessation at 1 year.
February 12, 2015 The American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) January 2015 newsletter contains a CME module that features a local study by Drs. Singh, Marmai, and Jones, as evidence for lower doses of epidural morphine post c-section
January 20, 2015 The Department is pleased to announce that our esteemed faculty member, Dr. Philip Jones, has been confirmed as by the Board of the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society, as the new Associate Editor for the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
January 02, 2018 The ASRA Annual Meeting was in Miami, Florida this year, and Regional Fellow Dr. Maria Lopera Velasquez was there to present on interventions to reduce chronic post-surgical pain after mastectomy