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Anaesthesia Tutorial of the Week

Welcome to Anaesthesia Tutorial of the Week (ATOTW), an online educational resource run by the WFSA. Our aim is to support anaesthesia training throughout the world, particularly in areas where the access to journals and learning materials is limited.

Anyone is welcome to use our materials. If you wish to be notified by e-mail when a new tutorial is available, please complete the sign up form below.

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Evidence-Based Practice of Weaning from Ventilator: A Review - ATOTW 372

Liberation from mechanical ventilation and the artificial airway support in the intensive care unit is difficult and challenging. Success hinges on the perfect blend of art and science. An algorithmic evidence based approach along with a very strong clinical acumen is possibly the best recipe for success. This tutorial attempts to summarise the currently accepted guidelines in this area.

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ATOTW Editorial Board

Editor-­in-­Chief

Maytinee Lilaonitkul
atotw@wfsahq.org


Associate Editor

Gregory Klar (Canada)

General

Luke Baitch (Aus)
Matt Doane (Aus)
Clara Ching Mei Poon (HK)
Nicola Whittle (NZ)

Intensive Care

Will English (UK)
Niraj Niranjan (UK)
Harry Singh (UK)

Paediatric anaesthesia

Kate Wilson (UK)
Anthony Bradley (UK)

Obstetric anaesthesia

James Brown (Canada)
Gill Abir (USA)

Pain

Muralidha Joshi (India)
Amanda Baric (Aus)

Regional anaesthesia

Kim Russon (UK)
Gill Foxall (UK)

Basic Science

Emma Giles (Aus)
Alex Konstantatos (Aus)

Patient Safety

Isabeau Walker (UK)

ATOTW Translators

Many thanks to our team of translators who create ATOTW content in Chinese, French, Portuguese and Spanish.


The current lead translators are:

Chinese

Lize Xiong (China)

French

Pierre Fiset (Canada)

Portuguese

Rogean Nunes (Brazil)

Spanish

Juan Carlos Duarte (CLASA)


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It is the goal of WFSA ATOTW to support learning in anaesthesia across the globe.  We encourage you to  link to our tutorials and share or distribute them via any means providing you respect the terms above.