Curriculum Resources

Stage 3 Neuroanaesthesia / Advanced Neurocritical Care

Neuroimaging – Anaesthesia During Imaging and General Imagine Interpretation

Published on 17 March, 2022

Last modified on September 29th, 2023

Curriculum Reference

14.9.9 Manages the anaesthetic implications of previous neurosurgery and/or intracranial pathology in patients presenting for co-incidental surgery.

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

Brain imaging for anaesthetists and intensivists: part 1—computed tomography – BJA Education

Radiological investigations in neuroanaesthesia and neurocritical care, part 2: magnetic resonance imaging – BJA Education

Middle meningeal artery embolisation for the treatment of chronic subdural haematoma

National Guidance/Standards

NACCS and Association of Anaesthetists: Guidelines for the safe provision of anaesthesia in magnetic resonance units 2019


LearningRadiology – Neuroradiology

British Society of Neuroradiologists: Imaging in head trauma


10/5/2018 10.00 AAGBI/NACCS Guideline – Safe practice for Anaesthesia in MR units

Up Coming events

Accelerated MRI – uses implications and finance May 3rd Newcastle ASM

Make a Suggestion

We are keen that this resource stays up-to-date, therefore if you find any links that are no longer working please let us know. Similarly, we will aim to review the resources at least yearly, incorporating new trials or review articles as well as relevant web resources.

If you have a suggestion for a resource that is not listed please specify your suggestions using our online form and we will consider it for review.