The Masterclass in Scientific Writing is an advanced scientific workshop dedicated to learning how to write critically and appraise scientific articles and abstracts. The 2014 Masterclass in Scientific Writing was held on 18-20 November 2014 in Brussels at ESA Headquarters…
First of all a confession: the idea of writing this editorial is the byproduct of the paper…
The most important and challenging clinical questions are more likely to be answered by several centres joining forces!…
The ESA Research Committee is pleased to announce that the following three study proposals have been…
On 20 November 2014, the Research Committee met in Brussels to discuss the 79 Research Grant applications received: 35 in the Projects Grants (60€k) category, 15 applications in the Research Support Grants (15€k) category, 21 in the Young Investigator Start-Up Grant (30€k) category and 8 in the Meta-Analysis Grant (20€k) category.
The following applications were successful:
Research Project Grants 2015 (60,000€)
1. Michael O’Dwyer (UK), Barts and The London School of Medicine…
13-14 November 2015 , Nice, France
The programme will be put together by the…
16 – 18 April 2015, Brussels, Belgium Learn about Horizon 2020 –…
The ESA Research Committee (RC) is developing to a mentorship programme to promote professional development of young researcher and established investigators. The one-to-one mentoring model enables the development of a personal relationship and provides individual support for the mentee.
ESA Research Mentorship Programme aims are:
To preserve and transfer accumulated
To support individual academic anaesthetists in achieving their potential as researchers…
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire
Cross contamination in the hospital is of prime importance to all the heath care trusts concerned. Though a lot of steps have been taken across various sites in the hospital to bring about a reduction, cross contamination in the anaesthetic induction room has surprisingly been missed…
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Most people think of their anaesthesiologist only as the “doctor behind the mask” who keeps the patient unconscious and pain-free during an operation and who wakes them up when the operation is complete. Beyond this simple description of our job, we are the last line of defense for avoiding potential major complications…
During the 48th National Congress of Turkish Society of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, held from October 25 to 29, 2014 in Ankara, a special session on Continuous Education in European Anesthesiology (CEEA) was organised on October 27 andchaired by Professors Zuhal Aykaç and Philippe Scherpereel.
The CEEA courses started in Turkey on 1999 under the Professor Mois Bahar’s leadership…
The registration fee for the Online Assessment (OLA) has been reduced to €40 per candidate in an effort to make the OLA a more accessible self-assessment and revalidation tool for trainee anaesthetists and specialists…
Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
As a young specialist in Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy, employed in a university hospital and a great enthusiast of teaching, I was lucky to be selected to participate in the first course of the International School for Instructors of Anesthesia (ISIA). It was a newly developed project under the auspices of the World Federation of the Societies of Anesthesiologists whose “father” and Faculty Chairman was Professor Gabriel Gurman (Israel). Five national societies each sent a group of four young specialists…
CEO, World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) first published Update in Anaesthesia (UIA) in 1992…
LICAGE (Liver Intensive Care Group of Europe) was formed in 1987 by Dr. John Farman and a committed group of anaesthetists and intensive care doctors in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, UK. At that time liver transplantation was in the process of becoming an established treatment, rather than an experimental procedure, following the pioneering work of surgeons Sir Roy Calne in Cambridge and Dr. Thomas Starzl in the US. The aim was to bring together from throughout Europe, workers of all disciplines involved in the perioperative care of liver transplant…
This is a series of flashes to cover the evolution of medicine from its beginnings until anaesthesia appeared and later developed to what it is today.
Actually Anaesthesia is considered to have 4 pillars: analgesia, hypnosis (sleep, unconsciousness), muscular relaxation and homeostasis. In previous flashes we discussed some of the main substances considered as anaesthetics. But modern anaesthesia uses much more and…
EDAIC Questions: Paper B, Clinical Aspects of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care, Internal and Emergency Medicine.
Chairperson Part I EDAIC Subcommittee
1. Inadvertent surgical pneumothorax is associated with
b. cervical sympathectomy
2. A 3-month-old infant is listed for primary closure of a cleft lip. Abnormalities associated with cleft lip and palate include…
María Georgina Cubas Quiroga
My name is María Georgina Cubas Quiroga. I’m originally from Caracas, Venezuela, where I completed my medical studies. I have always been known as a person who seeks to expand her horizons and explore possibilities. That is why, in 2008, I moved to Barcelona, Spain…
Editor-in-Chief, Romanian Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
The publication of the first issue of the Romanian Journal of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care in May 1994 represented an important step for promoting scientific research among Romanian anaesthesiologists.
The medical speciality of anaesthesia has a long tradition in Romania. Training of anaesthesia started in 1951 and six years later it was recognised by the health authorities as an independent specialty. In 1975 the first postgraduate…