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New in CJA May 2016 Issue: Editorial by Drs. John Murkin & Mauricio Giraldo (Fellow)

Can J Anaesth. 2016 May;63(5):513-518. Epub 2016 Mar 2.


Alpha-stat, beach chair, cerebral autoregulation… But who is at risk?

Murkin JM, Giraldo M.

"At a recent Institutional Research Ethics Board meeting, an experienced intensivist commented, ‘‘The more we learn about cerebral autoregulation (CA) the less we know…’’, upon learning of a current transcranial Doppler (TCD) study that was unable to show a cerebral autoregulatory plateau in healthy volunteers.1 Our experience is that most clinicians have much less understanding of CA than is generally considered" (Murkin, 513)

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