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Stage 1 and 2 Neuroanaesthesia

Intraoperative Neuromonitoring for Neuroanaesthesia

Published on 17 March, 2022

Last modified on March 18th, 2024

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13.9.10 Applies a sound understanding of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, physics and clinical measurement to anaesthetic practice.

HiLLO 12: Doctors specialising in Intensive Care Medicine understand the special needs of, and are competent to manage patients with neurological diseases, both medical and those requiring surgery, which will include the management of raised intracranial pressure, central nervous system infections and neuromuscular disorders.

HiLLO 6: Intensive Care Medicine specialists will have the knowledge and skills to initiate, request and interpret appropriate investigations and advanced monitoring techniques, to aid the diagnosis and management of patients with organ systems failure. They will be able to provide and manage the subsequent advanced organ system support therapies. This will include both pharmacological and mechanical interventions.

Review Articles

Role of electroencephalogram oscillations and the spectrogram in monitoring anaesthesia: BJA Education 20(5) 2020 166-172

Changes in the electroencephalogram during anaesthesia and their physiological basis: British Journal of Anaesthesia 115(Supp. 1) 2015, i27-i31

BIS in awake volunteers: British Journal of Anaesthesia 115(Supp. 1) 2015, i95-i103

National Guidance

Depth of anaesthesia monitors: NICE

NACCS Webinars & Video

EEG practical aspects Dr Barley
10/5/2018 10.25 TIVA and Neuro; NAP5, Guidelines Guessing and Gremlins

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