International Guidelines

Internationally published guidelines related to the practice of anaesthesia can be found here with links to the source articles. The information presented here is for educational and reference purposes. Medical practitioners are advised to follow their relevant institutional & local guidelines or protocols for patient clinical management.

ESC Guidelines for Acute Pulmonary Embolism

European Society of Cardiology Guidelines for the Management of Acute PE. Summarized by Mr Jonh Tsao, NUS YLLSoM.

PONV Guidelines

The 4th Concensus Guidelines for the Management of PONV were published in 2020. Read a summary of the guidelines here.

Environmentally Sustainable Anaesthesia

Globally, healthcare is responsible for nearly 5% of total global greenhouse gas emissions and similar fractions of harmful air pollutants. A UK study found that inhalational anaesthetic agents alone are…

Pacemakers & ICDs Practice Advisory

Practice Advisory for the Perioperative Management of Patients with Cardiac Implantable Electronic Devices: Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter–Defibrillators 2020

Central Venous Access Practice Guidelines

Practice guidelines summary for CVC from ASA (2020).

2022 Difficult Airway Guidelines

The 2022 update to the DAA provides a decision tree tool consisting of critical questions to be asked by anesthesiologists during airway management. These include addressing whether or not the…

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