"Issue 65"

Did we really close the gap?

Did we really close the gap?

Gabriel M. Gurman
Chief Editor

Many years ago, immediately after the fall of the Iron Curtain, a serious process of closing the professional distances between the two parts of the continent started, and the WFSA promoted a series of programs and projects with the aim of offering our colleagues from Eastern Europe the necessary help to overcome the huge differences in their daily practice.

News from the Examination Committee

News from the Examination Committee

Sue Hill, Chairperson Examinations Committee
sue.hill@uhs.nhs.uk

With the elevation of our previous Chairman to the Presidency of ESA, there has been a change of order in the Examinations Committee.

A standard “Cardiac Arrest Call” – 2222

A standard “Cardiac Arrest Call” – 2222

Dr. David Whitaker – Chair Patient Safety Committee
whitaker2000@googlemail.com

Outside hospitals in Europe there is a single standard emergency telephone number, 112, that can be dialled free of charge to reach the emergency medical services (EMS).

At the limits of Intensive Care

At the limits of Intensive Care

Paul McConnell, Scotland
Edoardo De Robertis, Italy
Chris Danbury, England
Eldar Søreide, Norway
ederober@unina.it
eldar.soreide@sus.no

With the on-going advancements in life-sustaining therapies, we must increasingly ask ourselves not only “What can we do?”, but rather “What should we do?”.

Intraoperative brain monitoring –thoughts for the near future

Intraoperative brain monitoring –thoughts for the near future

Jeroen Hermanides, Chiara Robba, Federico Bilotta

During the last ESA meeting in London the Neuroanaesthesia subcommittee organized and contributed to several activities, which included: pre-congress course on intraoperative brain monitoring, symposia, lectures, and business meeting.

Regional Anaesthesia and Cancer recurrence. Lessons after Euroanaesthesia 2016

Regional Anaesthesia and Cancer recurrence. Lessons after Euroanaesthesia 2016

Philipp Lirk
p.lirk@amc.uva.nl

On May 29th 2016 at the Euroanaesthesia Congress, a full lecture hall listened to the Pro-Con-Debate between our esteemed colleagues William Harrop-Griffiths and Donal Buggy regarding the potential of regional anaesthesia techniques to decrease the likelihood of metastases after cancer surgery.

Pre-congress European Trauma Course in London

Pre-congress European Trauma Course in London

Karl Thies
On behalf of SSC10 Critical Emergency Medicine – Trauma and Resuscitation
dunjamihajlovic@hotmail.com

The European Trauma Course in London, held as a pre-congress event, was a huge success.

Interview with Dr. Claudia Marquez Simoes

Interview with Dr. Claudia Marquez Simoes

Dr. Claudia Marquez Simoes, Sao Paolo, Brazil, from the Sao Paolo State Society of Anaesthesiology (SAESP), attended Euroanaesthesia, London, May 2016.
She was very kind to answer some questions related to this event and the continuation of the relations between the two societies.

Honorary Member : Jennifer M Hunter

Honorary Member : Jennifer M Hunter

Jennifer M. Hunter
Emeritus Professor of Anaesthesia, University of Liverpool, England
banavie@btinternet.com

I was honoured and thrilled to be awarded an Honorary Life Fellowship of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) at the Euroanaesthesia Congress in London in May 2016.

What is SSC14 : Monitoring ultrasound equipment?

What is SSC14 : Monitoring ultrasound equipment?

Jan Hendrickx, Past chair SSC 14
Thomas Scheeren, Current chair SSC 14
jcnwahendrickx@yahoo.com
t.w.l.scheeren@umcg.nl

The Scientific Subcommittee (SSC) 14 on Monitoring, Ultrasound, and Equipment of the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA) has been chaired since January 2016 by Thomas Scheeren.

Save The Date for 2017!

Save The Date for 2017!

Abstract Submission: 1 November – 15 November 2016 http://www.esahq.org/congresses/future-euroanaesthesia/euroanaesthesia-2017