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Volume 37, Issue 4, 513-686 July 2009

 TitlePages 
Cover Note
Direct blood pressure monitoring
C. Ball, RN. Westhorpe
515-515
Editorial
Surveys, drug names, surgical airways and safety
NM. Gibbs
523-524
Review
[+] Evidence-based evolution of the high stakes postgraduate intensive care examination in Australia and New Zealand
RP. Lee, B. Venkatesh, P. Morley
525-531
[+] Mechanism of cardiac preconditioning with volatile anaesthetics
Z-Y. Hu, J. Liu
532-538
[+] Analgesia after caesarean delivery
NJ. McDonnell, ML. Keating, NA. Muchatuta, TJG. Pavy, MJ. Paech
539-551
Original Paper
[+] Subarachnoid morphine, bupivacaine and fentanyl as part of combined spinal-epidural analgesia for low anterior resection. A prospective, randomised, double-blind clinical trial
D. Stamenkovic, V. Geric, M. Djordjevic, J. Raskovic, Z. Slavkovic, T. Randjelovic, M. Karanikolas
552-560
[+] Cardiac complications and mortality rates in diabetic patients following non-cardiac surgery in an Australian teaching hospital
SNC. Bolsin, F. Raineri, SK . Lo, C. Cattigan, R. Arblaster, M. Colson
561-567
[+] Potency of mephentermine for prevention of post-spinal hypotension
M. Mohta, D. Agarwal, LK. Gupta, AK. Sethi, A. Tyagi
568-570
[+] The effects of dexmedetomidine and fentanyl on emergence characteristics after adenoidectomy in children
F. Erdil, S. Demirbilek, Z. Begec, E. Ozturk, MH. Ulger, MO. Ersoy
571-576
[+] Effect of remifentanil on tracheal intubation conditions and haemodynamics in children anaesthetised with sevoflurane and nitrous oxide
KS. Park, SY. Park, JY. Kim, JS. Kim, YJ. Chae
577-583
[+] Preventing pain on injection of propofol: a comparison between peripheral ketamine pre-treatment and ketamine added to propofol
JW. Hwang, H-P. Park, Y-J. Lim, SH. Do, SC. Lee, YT. Jeon
584-587
[+] Application of the Laboratory Risk Indicator in Necrotising Fasciitis (LRINEC) score to patients in a tropical tertiary referral centre
MJ. Holland
588-592
[+] Effect of pre-emptive alveolar recruitment strategy before pneumoperitoneum on arterial oxygenation during laparoscopic hysterectomy
H-P. Park, JW. Hwang, YB. Kim, YT. Jeon, SH. Park, MJ. Yun, SH. Do
593-597
[+] Differential increases in blood flow velocity in the middle cerebral artery after tourniquet deflation during sevoflurane, isoflurane or propofol anaesthesia
Y. Kadoi, CH. Kawauchi, M. Ide, S. Saito, A. Mizutani
598-603
[+] A retrospective analysis of deep neck infections at Royal Perth Hospital
SJ. Matzelle, AMB. Heard, GLS. Khong, RH. Riley, PD. Eakins
604-607
[+] Bacterial contamination in solution aspirated from non-sterile packaged fentanyl ampoules: a laboratory study
S. Merriman, MJ. Paech, AD. Keil
608-612
[+] Sixteen years of severe Tiger snake (Notechis) envenoming in Perth, Western Australia
J. Scop, M. Little, GA. Jelinek, FFS. Daly
613-618
Clinical Technique
[+] Adenosine-induced cardiac standstill to facilitate endovascular embolisation of cerebral arteriovenous malformations in children
GD. Puri, I. Sen, JR. Bapuraj
619-623
Survey
[+] The ability of anaesthetists to identify generic medications from trade names
DEP. Bramley
624-629
[+] Survey of airway skills of surgeons in Western Australia
RH. Riley, T. Strang, S. Rao
630-633
Equipment
[+] A minimum cost anaesthesia machine, compliant with Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists Professional Document T3, for medical missions
IJ. Woodforth
634-636
Education and Training
[+] Web-based Formative Assessment Case Studies: role in a final year medicine two-week anaesthesia course
LAH. Critchley, SM. Kumta, J. Ware, JW. Wong
637-645
Case Report
[+] Anaphylactoid reaction to intravenous contrast in patient with systemic mastocytosis
TN. Weingarten, GW. Volcheck, J. Sprung
646-649
[+] Application of the transversus abdominis plane block in the intensive care unit
G. Niraj, A. Kelkar, AJ. Fox
650-652
Abstract of ANZCA
Ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block for analgesia after caesarean surgery
D. Belavy, P. Cowlishaw, M. Howes, F. Phillips
653-653
A stepped multidisciplinary model of early screening and intervention for treating adverse pain and psychological outcomes following traumatic injury: preliminary findings
A. Browne, E. Newnham, S. Rao, K. Fong, F. Wood, SA. Schug
653-653
Evaluation of the use of video-assisted feedback to teach communication skills to registrars in paediatric anaesthesia
DJ. Castanelli
653-654
An educational program to teach epidural insertion to novice anaesthetists that incorporates simulation: design, implementation and evaluation
DJ. Castanelli, R. Gotmaker
654-654
Perioperative transversus abdominis plane blocks for analgesia after abdominal surgery: a systematic review
S. Charlton, AM. Cyna, P. Middleton
654-654
Risk factor analysis of the occurrence of hypotension after the initial stage of spinal anaesthesia induction: a study of one veteran hospital in Taiwan
L-H. Chen, M-C. Ma, H-S. Yang
654-655
The perioperative management of clopidogrel therapy effects in hospital cardiac morbidity in elderly patients with hip fractures
T. Collyer, E. Truyens, K. Smither, L. Kilshaw, L. Hill, TB. Corcoran
655-655
Peripheral nerve block needle tip localisation under ultrasound – blinded assessment of five different needles in human fresh cadaveric tissue
H. Edgcombe, G. Hocking
655-655
Plasma Aβ42 levels predict cognitive dysfunction after cardiac surgery
LA. Evered, BS. Silbert, DA. Scott, P. Maruff, Q-X. Li, CL. Masters
655-655
Preparing trainees for specialist practice: an innovative tutorial program
JM. Graham, LJ. Roberts
656-656
Lateralisation of the Bispectral index sensor during carotid endarterectomy – does it really matter?
K. Guy, P. Woo, J. Cui, P. Sivalingam
656-656
Can safe anaesthetic induction be predicted in those with acute trismus?
AMB. Heard, RJ. Green, D. Lacquiere, P. Sillifant
656-656
The impact of a dedicated anaesthesia liaison nurse on the preadmission processes in a tertiary teaching hospital
S. Hunt, L. McNicol, P. McCall, L. Weinberg, D. Story
656-657
Comparison of the EC50 for LMA and ETT insertion with sevoflurane
RR. Kennedy, M. McKellow, RA. French
657-657
Reconceptualising the perioperative process
RK. Kerridge
657-657
Knowledge and attitudes of pregnant women regarding the use of hypnosis in childbirth
I. Maier-Lutz, AM. Cyna
657-657
Victorian Anaesthesia Safety Project – pilot completed
L. McNicol, A. Shelton, PS. Myles, C. Bain, M. Way, DL. Williams, D. Ware, D. Moore, SNC. Bolsin, S. Tomlinson
658-658
Blood Matters: transfusion safety in hospitals 2003 to 2009 and beyond
L. McNicol, K. Botting, B. Glazebrook, L. Stevenson, E. Wood
658-658
Blood pressure changes at induction in patients with diabetes mellitus and hypertension
M. Narayanaswamy
658-659
A retrospective audit of lignocaine patch prescribing practices and efficacy in a cancer pain population
B. O’Connor, JA. Fleming
659-659
Controversies in anaesthesia safety: implications for the teaching and assessment of trainees
A. Palumbo, JM. Graham
659-659
Postoperative quality of recovery scale use in ear, nose and throat surgery: the Australian experience
C. Royse, Z. Williams, -. Group P
659-660
Postoperative analgesia after hepatic resection: a randomised trial comparing intravenous morphine patient-controlled analgesia with and without a continuous interpleural infusion
NJ. Scurrah, L. Weinberg, F. Parker, L. McNicol, D. Story
660-660
Comparison of a labelled syringe system for drug dilution and administration in paediatric resuscitation to conventional methods
H. Sim, E. Moyle
660-660
Incidence and risk factors for chronic pain after caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia
BL. Sng, ATH. Sia, K. Quek, D. Woo, Y. Lim
660-660
The ProSeal™ LMA is an ideal airway for gastric banding surgery
A. Sultana
660-661
Knowledge of 'pain' in recent medical graduates in a large teaching hospital 1998 to 2008. Have we made a difference?
J. Trinca
661-661
Is the postoperative infection rate influenced by administration of intra-operative anti-emetic doses of dexamethasone? A retrospective cohort study
E. Truyens, A. Doyle, T. Collyer, N. Moseley, A. Ng, TB. Corcoran
661-661
Lipid emulsion infusion vs standard cardiac resuscitation in management of ropivacaine cardiac toxicity in pigs
C Y. Wat, MK. Yuen, RWS. Li, GPH. Leung, KFJ. Ng
661-662
Use of audit to assist development of an analgesia pathway for fast track primary total knee replacement
R. Webster, J. Craig, I. Smith, G. Richards, J. Swan
662-662
Thromboelastography and markers of coagulation activation after hepatic resection: evidence of sustained upregulation of haemostasis with normal global testing
L. Weinberg, NJ. Scurrah, F. Parker, C. Smith, R. Dauer, G. Przybylowski, P. McCall, L. McNicol, D. Story
662-662
An algorithm for the perioperative management of patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
L. Weinberg, D. Story, CF. Lai, M. Campbell, M. Barnes, G. Gutteridge, L. McNicol
662-663
Remifentanil reduces the release of biochemical markers of myocardial damage in patients undergoing on pump coronary artery bypass surgery
G. Wong
663-663
Correspondence
Too much of a good thing – air, that is
AM. Joffe
664-664
Too much of a good thing – air, that is – Reply
DT. Andrews, DL. Williams, KD. Alexander
664-665
Ultrasound versus neurostimulation for popliteal block: another vain effort to show a non existing clinical relevant difference
J. Aguirre, P. Ruland, G. Ekatodramis, A. Borgeat
665-666
Nerve stimulation provides only functional information whereas ultrasound guidance provides anatomical and procedural information with clear clinical benefits
GJ. van Geffen, E . van den Broek, GJJ. Braak, JLP. Giele, MJ. Gielen, GJ. Scheffer
666-667
Jackson spinal table failure: a possible design flaw
T.A.. Leane, A. Raju, EJ. Murphy
667-669
A case of needle free delivery system incompatibility
JF. Doyle, RH. Riley
669-669
A novel technique of flexible reinforced Laryngeal Mask Airway insertion
A. Chakravarty, S. Wadhawan
669-670
Use of light source and introducer of Proseal Laryngeal Mask Airway for direct laryngoscopy and intubation in a child with restricted mouth-opening
R. Sharma
670-671
Laryngeal web associated with Simpson-Golabi-Behmel syndrome in a child
M. Agarwal, R. Sharma, AK. Panda, A. Gupta
671-672
Iliac crest bone graft – could this be an ideal indication for a transversus abdominus plane block?
DJ. Price
672-673
Inventor of the Macintosh laryngoscope
J. Scott
673-673
Acute severe hyponatraemia and seizures associated with postoperative enalapril administration
S. Chakithandy, R. Evans, P. Vyakarnam
673-674
Dose of magnesium sulphate for severe acute asthma
GM. Sanders
674-675
Media Review
Anaesthesia and Intensive Care A-Z. Fourth Edition
A. Saady
676-676
Atlas of Ultrasound and Nerve Stimulation-Guided Regional Anesthesia
PD. Hebbard
676-676
Basics: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care and Pain in Neonates and Children
RL. Eyres
676-677
Board Stiff Three: Preparing for the Anesthesia Orals
PG. Ragg
677-677
Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia
BS. Silbert
677-678
Opioids in Medicine: A comprehensive review on the mode of action and the use of analgesics in different clinical pain states
W. Howard
678-678
Pain Management: from basics to clinical practice
MJ. Craigie
678-679
Pain Management: Evidence, outcomes, and quality of life. A sourcebook
MU. Schutze
679-679
Perioperative Medicine: Managing for Outcome
W. Shearer
679-680
The Complete Recovery Room Book. Fourth Edition
M. Gray
680-680
Oh’s Intensive Care Manual. Sixth Edition
KM. Ho
680-681
Pain in Children: A practical guide for primary care
GA. Chalkiadis
681-681