"Issue 72"

To be a successful anaesthesiologist – what does it mean?

To be a successful anaesthesiologist – what does it mean?

Gabriel M. Gurman, Chief Editor
gurman@bgu.ac.il

The career of any physician is marked by a series of stages, one naturally coming after the other. At the beginning the young doctor learns a lot, practices a lot, and tries to prove that they are fit for the selected domain.

Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine – Where are we today?

Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine – Where are we today?

Stefan De Hert, ESA President-Elect
stefan.dehert@esahq.org

Let’s go for the 100,000 € question. What has changed in the anaesthesiologist’s practice in the past 50 years? Yes, the routine implementation of basic and advanced monitoring tools has greatly helped…

From the Chief Editor

From the Chief Editor

Gabriel M. Gurman, Chief Editor
gurman@bgu.ac.il

This current issue includes a new initiative of the Media Committee and the Newsletter editorial staff – offering the ESA scientific subcommittees an opportunity to publish some of their recent activities.

Scientific Subcommittee 2 – Ambulatory Anaesthesia

Scientific Subcommittee 2 – Ambulatory Anaesthesia

Mark Skues, Chair, Scientific Subcommittee 2
mskues@gmail.com

The Scientific Subcommittees of the ESA can be thought of as the ‘life blood’ of the Association, as they provide the insight and preparation that guarantees the success…

Scientific Subcommittee 9 – Intensive Care Medicine

Scientific Subcommittee 9 – Intensive Care Medicine

Cesare Gregoretti, Chair SSC9
c.gregoretti@gmail.com

In our SC 9 meeting in Geneva we discussed possible study protocols and we came out with interesting proposals. In particular, we re-evaluated the proposal of Prof Sharon on ventilation practices of patients admitted to ICU.

Scientific Subcommittee 15 – Geriatric Anaesthesiology

Scientific Subcommittee 15 – Geriatric Anaesthesiology

Marc Coburn, Chair SSC15
mcoburn@ukaachen.de

The Geriatric Anaesthesiology Subcommittee (SC) performed successfully this year in different levels to promote the knowledge on perioperative management of the elderly. Activities include the ESA Focus Meeting, Editorial in the EJA…

Scientific Subcommittee 16 – Ethics

Scientific Subcommittee 16 – Ethics

Paul McConnell, Chair SSC 16
paulmcconnell@doctors.org.uk

With the ongoing advance of both clinical and experimental medicine, the ethics subcommittee has positioned itself to provide up-to-date guidance and education for clinicians who must grapple with the difficult questions of the age.

Scientific Subcommittee 3: Regional Anaesthesia

Scientific Subcommittee 3: Regional Anaesthesia

Eric Albrecht, Chair SSC3
Eric.albrecht74@gmail.com

Regional anaesthesia, a subspecialty relevant to most anaesthetists’ daily practice, encompasses both neuraxial and peripheral nerve blocks. Despite a clear trend towards more…

ESA Media Committee – what we do and who we are

ESA Media Committee – what we do and who we are

Aamer Ahmed, Chair Media Committee
Gasman007@gmail.com

It is a privilege for me to be asked to write a short paper about the work of the Media Committee by the Editor in Chief Gabriel Gurman. The work of the media committee of the ESA transcends the whole of the organisation. We comprise a range of individuals…

ESA enlarges its connections overseas

ESA enlarges its connections overseas

Zeev Goldik, ESA President
zeev.goldik@esahq.org

On 1 September 2017 a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed in Buenos Aires between the Association of Anesthesia, Analgesia and Resuscitation of Buenos Aires (AAARBA and The European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA). With this historical agreement AAARBA and ESA …

Upcoming ESA Events

Upcoming ESA Events

09-10 November 2017 | Focus Meeting: Regional Anaesthesia in the Perioperative Setting

21-23 November 2017 | Masterclass
Scientific Writing

27 February 2018 | Masterclass
Statistics and Research Methodology

See all of our ESA upcoming events…