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Edited By: Dr A. A. Klein, Cambridge, UK

Impact Factor: 3.794

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 5/31 (Anesthesiology)

Online ISSN: 1365-2044

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Lifebox pulse oximeter implementation in Malawi: evaluation of educational outcomes and impact on oxygen desaturation episodes during anaesthesia
V. Albert, S. Mndolo, E. M. Harrison, E. O'Sullivan, I. H. Wilson and I. A. Walker

A prospective cohort study of awake fibreoptic intubation practice at a tertiary centre
K. El-Boghdadly, D. N. Onwochei, J. Cuddihy and I. Ahmad

Long-term outcomes and cost effectiveness of high-dose dexamethasone for cardiac surgery: a randomised trial
J. M. Dieleman, G. A. de Wit, A. P. Nierich, P. M. Rosseel, J. M. van der Maaten, J. Hofland, J. C. Diephuis, F. de Lange, C. Boer, R. E. Neslo, K. G. Moons, L. A. van Herwerden, J. G. Tijssen, C. J. Kalkman, D. van Dijk and for the DExamethasone for Cardiac Surgery (DECS) Study Group

The effective introduction of Lifebox pulse oximetry to Malawi
D. A. Scott and R. McDougall


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Anaesthesia Trainee Fellowship

Applications are invited for a one-year Fellowship attached to Anaesthesia, starting at the AAGBI Annual Congress in September 2017.

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The Altmetric score indicates the internet activity relating to a specific article and includes news, blogs and social media. Below is a list of the five highest scoring articles in the last month:

Transnasal Humidified Rapid-Insufflation Ventilatory Exchange (THRIVE): a physiological method of increasing apnoea time in patients with difficult airways

Tracheal extubation of the adult intensive care patient with a predicted difficult airway – a narrative review

AAGBI: Consent for anaesthesia 2017

Hypertension and haemodynamics in pregnant women – is a unified theory for pre-eclampsia possible?

The effect of facial hair and sex on the dispersal of bacteria below a masked subject

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