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October, 2013

The Canadian Airway Focus Group (CAFG) and Drs. Philip Jones and Tim Turkstra, reconvenes to update difficult airway practices

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Previously active and publishing in the mid-1990s, the CAFG has since reconvened to examine recent scientific literature on airway management...and to arrive at updated practice recommendations for unconscious/induced patient in whom difficult or failed tracheal intubation is encountered … (Read More)

Dr. Lois Champion receives prestigious Silcox-Fellows award for excellence in mentoring

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

This month, Dr. Lois Champion of the Dept of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, was one of 10 dedicated Schulich Medicine faculty members recognized for their ongoing commitment to providing mentorship to undergraduate medical students. … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty, Dr. Su Ganapathy, and the Regional Anesthesia team

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Comparison of Anatomic Landmarks and Ultrasound Guidance for Intercostal Nerve Injections in Cadavers. Authors: Bhatia A, Gofeld M, Ganapathy S, Hanlon J, Johnson M. Reg Anesth Pain Med. 2013 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print] … (Read More)

Setting the Stage for the Future: Simulation Education, Training, and Research

Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Dept Simulation Program was recently profiled in Schulich's Rapport magazine, wherein Dr. Rich Cherry, Anesthetist and Simulation Program Director, is interviewed regarding the promising and limitless future of simulation learning in medicine. … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty (Dr. Indu Singh)

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Neuraxial opioid-induced pruritus: Pruritus is a troublesome side-effect of neuraxial opioids...The aim of this article is to review the current body of literature and summarize the current understanding of the mechanisms and the pharmacological therapies available to manage opioid-induced pruritus. … (Read More)

2014 Annual Anesthesia Meeting Dates

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Information regarding the 2014 Annual Anesthesia Meetings, including dates and abstract submission deadlines, has now been updated. Please follow the link for further details... … (Read More)