"Issue 61"

Letter from the President

Letter from the President

Daniela Filipescu
ESA President
danielafilipescu@b.astral.ro

It was a great pleasure and honour to welcome many of you to the 2015 edition of Euroanaesthesia

Gas Man Pre-congress Workshop

Gas Man Pre-congress Workshop

James Philip
jphilip@partners.org

Gas Man author, James Philip*, and three Gas Man expert users (Jan Hendrickx, Tom van Zundert and Jonas Weber) taught 24 anaesthesia professionals how to install and then use Gas Man to learn, teach, explore,

After Euroanaesthesia … from an intensivist

After Euroanaesthesia … from an intensivist

Jean-Louis Vincent
President, World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM)
jlvincen@ulb.ac.be

I’ve had the privilege of attending and speaking at meetings

Minutes of the General Assembly 2015

Minutes of the General Assembly 2015

The General Assembly of the ESA took place in the CityCube Berlin, Germany on Sunday 31 May 2015 during Euroanaesthesia 2015 congress of the Society. The meeting was chaired by Daniela Filipescu, ESA President. Welcome and approval of the minutes of the 2014 General Assembly

Take Action – Anaesthesiologists Save Lives!

Take Action – Anaesthesiologists Save Lives!

Prof Bernd Böttiger
Board Director Science and Research, European Resuscitation Council (ERC)
bernd.boettiger@uk-koeln.de

The statement highlights the importance of teaching CPR to all school children around the

OLA Report

OLA Report

Sue Hill
Chair Examination Committee Part I and OLA Subcommittee
sue.hill@uhs.nhs.uk

The third full version of the On-Line Assessment (OLA) in anaesthesiology was held across Europe on 17 April 2015. For the second year running, European participants were joined

ESA Mentorship Programme

ESA Mentorship Programme

Wolfgang Buhre
ESA Research Committee Chairperson
wolfgang.buhre@mumc.nl

Claude Meistelman
ESA Mentorship Programme Leader
c.meistelman@chu-nancy.fr

Prepare for EDAIC – past questions

Prepare for EDAIC – past questions

Sue Hill
Chair Examination Committee Part I and OLA Subcommittee
sue.hill@uhs.nhs.uk

The Newsletter Editor and the entire ESA staff would like to thank Dr Sue Hill for her

Call for ESA Grants

Call for ESA Grants

The ESA promotes and supports anaesthesia-related research across Europe and has developed a range of grants to help fund ESA members in their research activities.

Since 2005, 78 grants and prizes, €2.430.000, have been awarded to support

Flash n°10 – Monitoring and Automation

Flash n°10 – Monitoring and Automation

George Litarczek
glitarczek@yahoo.com

Monitoring means continuous supervision of a process. A patient under ananaesthetic procedure must be monitored uninterruptedly

ESA Trainee Network <br/> What can the ESA do for you?

ESA Trainee Network
What can the ESA do for you?

In 2014, the ESA By-laws were changed to give all trainees voting rights at the General Assembly and to allow 2 Trainee Representatives to sit on the ESA Council with full voting rights to represent all European trainees.

Letter to the Editor

Dominik Daszuta
dominik.daszuta@gmail.com

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your insight, and inspiring and thought provoking words in the last Newsletter regarding our education in Anesthesiology, continuing on from your previous work and lectures.

As a successful 2014 ESA diplomate I agree that unifying the examination is only one step on the way of improving education in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care around Europe.

In my opinion there should be European centres at least in some university hospitals

Literary contest: Dawn

Literary contest: Dawn

Katherine MacGloin | United Kingdom
katherine.macgloin@googlemail.com

This is my dawn; my morning offering. Early enough that the town lags behind me in its rising. My journey culminates somewhere in your consciousness. Had I met you yesterday, we would have been passers by.