A selection of latest articles from local & international journals, local and international anaesthesia related news, eductional content and associated material. We welcome contributions from SSA members. Send us a short article, opinion piece, clinical pearl, how I do it, or any anaesthesia related educational content and we will put it up after review. Edited and maintained by Dr Suresh Paranjothy.

Singapore Healthcare Sustainability Symposium 2024

The inaugural Singapore Healthcare Sustainability Symposium was held in March 2024.

CASA Presidents’ Round Table

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Confederation of ASEAN Societies of Anaesthesiologists (CASA). The Presidents’ Round Table meeting was held during the 18th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA) on the 4th of March 2024. All the Presidents affirmed their commitment…

NUHS Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Mission Trip

Drs Hwang Kai Yin and Nanthini Pillay reflect on their recent trip to Fiji, where they were part of a mission trip carrying out important and vital cardiac surgery for children with congenital heart conditions.

NATA – PBM Marathon

NATA, the Network for the Advancement of Patient Blood Management, Haemostasis and Thrombosis (formerly the Network for the Advancement of Transfusion Alternatives)  recently hosted a 24h World Webinar – PBM Marathon in collaboration with colleagues and medical societies around the world.

Tobacco Use: What Anaesthetists Can Do About It.

What can anaesthetists do to address tobacco use disorder. A summary of this article is provided by Mr John Tsao & Ms Sz-Ying, medical students from YLLSoM, NUS.

Tackling the Desflurane Problem

Dr Poh Pei Kee talks about tackling the Desflurane problem and how his team achieved remarkable results with a quality improvement project.

Artificial Intelligience in Perioperative Medicine

Artificial intelligence continues to make important contributions to patient safety, healthcare, diagnostics and prediction algorithms. Read more about the potential role of AI in perioperative medicine.

Recycling Plastics

Dr Andrea Yap, Consultant Anaesthetist from the National University Hospital, Singapore talks about recycling plastics and IV fluid bags.

Thoracic Anaesthesia Quick Review

A concise quick guide about current practices in thoracic anaesthesia, for the occasional thoracic anaesthetist. Written by Dr Edmond Cohen.

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