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Smoke inhalation injury: Clinical presentation and management

Sher Mohammad and authors look at smoke inhalation affecting airways, with a brief focus on carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide poisoning   Smoke inhalation injury is a major determinant of

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Cavendish Medical – Tax payment scheme deadline extended

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth, of Cavendish Medical, on how to apply for tax charge support If you would like to apply for voluntary ‘Scheme Pays’ to settle large tax bills caused

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Anaesthetist in Focus – Peter Young

Peter Young is a consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, King’s Lynn. He has a strong interest in innovation and is involved in the development

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Anaesthetist in Focus – Dr Hamdy Awad

Hamdy Elsayed-Awad specialises in anaesthesia at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus.   JAP: As a specialist in anaesthesia, could you tell us more about your experience

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A case of a difficult airway in the ED with anterior neck swelling

Abstract   Background Airway obstruction is an emergent, life-threatening condition and could contribute to the difficult airway[1]. A patient with upper airway obstruction can present with a complaint of cough,

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New ways to describe spinal anaesthesia, contra-indications and complications – and why spinal blocks sometimes fail

Sher Mohammad and others look at different approaches to performing spinal anaesthesia    The tale of spinal anaesthesia According to history, Hippocrates (470-400BC) discovered for the first time “water of

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Whatever happened to Exercise Cygnus?

James Watts, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, East Lancashire NHS Teaching Hospitals Trust, explores what learning points were identified from Exercise Cygnus, and whether the criticism of its

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Anaesthetist in focus – Dr Puja Shah

As two new partners join the team, strengthening the physician team at DISC Sports & Spine Centre in California (DISC). Dr Neel P Shah is an orthopaedic spine surgeon specialising

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Anaesthetist in focus – Jim Watts

We talk to Jim Watts, Consultant in Critical Care Medicine and Anaesthesia and JAP’s consultant editor.   JAP: As a specialist in anaesthesia, could you tell us more about your

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Anaesthetic management for a patient with morbid obesity

Arop Kual, senior anaesthetist at the Princess Marina Hospital in Botswana, and authors,  share a case report to address the important key issues relevant to peri-operative anaesthetic management of the