STH Consultant CPD Updates: PH

This is the summary of the PowerPoint presentation from this February’s consultant CPD teaching programme.

This month’s session provided an update on pulmonary hypertension and anaesthesia  in line with the Royal College of Anaesthetists Matrix.

Please click the link for a copy of the presentations.

PH & Anaesthesia

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STH Consultant CPD Updates: Vascular Surgery

This is the summary of the PowerPoint presentations from this month’s consultant CPD teaching programme.

This month’s session provided an update on vascular anaesthesia  in line with the Royal College of Anaesthetists Matrix.

The following topics were covered by Dr Karen Kerr and Dr Kevin Sadler (Consultant Anaesthetists, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). The aim was to give an overview of anaesthesia for vascular surgery in the form of carotid endarterectomy and pre-operative assessment with cardiopulmonary testing. Please click the link for a copy of the presentations.

CPET Update [2A03]

Carotid Endarterectomy [2A07, 2A12]

There are also some papers relevant to CPET testing that can be found here (the latter two are open access)

Not a laughing matter

Myles PS, Leslie K, Chan MT et al. Avoidance of nitrous oxide for patients undergoing major surgery: a randomized controlled trial. Anesthesiology 2007; 107: 221.

RHH Journal Club. July 7th, 2012. Dr Juliette Fraser

Full-text article (if available)

Does avoidance of nitrous oxide in anaesthesia for major surgery lead to earlier discharge from hospital?

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