Anaesthesia Tutorial of the Week
The tutorial aims to raise awareness of irrigation fluids that are commonly come across in operations. It covers the pharmacological properties of irrigation fluid, potential complications associated with its intraoperative use and measures to limit negative outcomes.Take the Quiz
This tutorial provides a review of the ultrasound guided infraclavicular brachial plexus block including clinical indications and contraindications, sonoanatomy, and helpful tips on block performance.Take the Quiz
This tutorial reviews the anaesthetic considerations for urological robotic procedures, covering the pre, intra and post operative stages.Take the Quiz
Tramadol and tapentadol are two related molecules that are being used to treat acute pain. In this tutorial we discuss the basic pharmacology, safety and efficacy of both medications. As well, indications for use, safety recommendations and abuse potential are discussed.Take the Quiz
This tutorial reviews the clinical uses of tranexamic acid, its mechanism of action and pharmacokinetics, contraindications and side effects.Take the Quiz
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