A brief introduction to sugammadex, the first ‘selective relaxant binding agent’ in anesthesia. Sugammadex has a high binding affinity for the aminosteroid rocuronium, reversing its neuromuscular blockade almost instantly.
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This is an introduction to the anesthesiologist’s or anesthetist’s approach to a patient with a ‘difficult airway’. As an introductory video this is aimed at junior trainees new to anaesthesia and difficult airway management, and at nurses and anesthesia assistants.
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This is an introduction to anesthesia in pregnancy for non-obstetric surgery. This talk discusses the number of pregnant women requiring surgery during their pregnancy; the most common types of pathology and surgery occurring during pregnancy; the diagnostic challenges of these; and finally the implications for the anaesthetist or anesthesiologist.
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This is the final of three videos exploring the science and clinical aspects of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism relevant to anesthesia and critical care medicine. Part 3 applies metabolism science to understand the effects of fasting, starvation and refeeding in a clinical context.