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Stage 1 and 2 Neuroanaesthesia

Anaesthesia for Awake Craniotomy

Published on 17 March, 2022

Last modified on March 18th, 2024

Curriculum Reference

13.9.14 Provides safe anaesthetic care to ASA 1-3 adults for simple elective and emergency intracranial, spinal and neuroradiology procedures under local supervision.

HiLLO 7: Specialists in Intensive Care Medicine can provide pre-operative resuscitation and optimisation of patients, deliver post-operative clinical care including optimising their physiological status, provide advanced organ system support and manage their pain relief.

Major trials and Review Articles

Awake vs GA tumour resection – outcomes

Anaesthesia for awake craniotomy (Editorial): British Journal of Anaesthesia 116 (6), 2016, 740–744

Anaesthesia for awake craniotomy: a how-to guide for the occasional practitioner: Canadian journal of anaesthesia 64:517-529 (2017)

Anaesthesia for awake craniotomy: Continuing Education in Anaesthesia Critical Care & Pain, 14(1), 2014, 6–11

NACCS Webinars & Video

3/9/2016 9.30 – 10.00 Enhanced recovery for awake craniotomy
Scalp block Dr Struthers

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