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Stage 1 and 2 Neuroanaesthesia

Principles of Neuro-Anaesthesia Relating to General Cases

Published on 17 March, 2022

Last modified on March 18th, 2024

Curriculum Reference

13.9.14 Applies relevant anatomical, physiological and pharmacological principles to neurosurgical patients.

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

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.

HiLLO 10: Intensive Care Medicine specialists will have developed the necessary skills of induction of anaesthesia, airway control, care of the unconscious patient and understanding of surgery and its physiological impact on the patient.

Review Articles

Perioperative stroke after non-cardiac, non-neurological surgery BJA Education 21(2) 59-65 (2021)

Interventional therapies in stroke management: anaesthetic and critical care implications BJA Education 17(2), 43-47 (2017)

Anaesthetic considerations for patients with neurosurgical implants BJA Education 16(7) 230-235 (2016)

National Guidance/Standards

SNACC – Perioperative care of patients at high risk for perioperative stroke during or after non-cardiac, non-neurological surgery

guidelines for stroke risk cases undergoing non neurological surgery

NACCS Webinars & Video

19/5/2017 09.00 reducing perioperative complications – Perio operative stroke

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