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- Medline Free Full Text Articles Search - "Anesthesia and Analgesia"
Free, full-text, English language, journal articles indexed in Medline with "Anesthesia and Analgesia" as a subject focus.
- Medline Free Full Text Journals Search - "Anesthesiology"
Free, full-text, English language, clinically-focused journal articles indexed in Medline with "Anesthesiology" as a subject focus.
- Medline Free Full Text Journals Search - "Anesthetics"
Free, full-text, English language, clinically-focused journal articles indexed in Medline with "Anesthetics" as a subject focus.
- Anesthesia & Analgesia News from Doctors Guide
Medical and pharmaceutical industry news, product announcements and research developments from conferences, journals, and newswires. PSL Consulting Group, Inc.
- Anesthesiology News
REG A newsletter which has traditionally circulated to every anesthesiologist in the United States (36,000) every month. Includes late-breaking news, reports from anesthesiology meetings, interviews with clinicians, hot-topic debates, new product announcments, physician-authored articles, summaries from emerging medical literature, etc. Free registration. McMahonMed Publishing Group .
- Abstracts of the Annual Meeting of the ASA
Online abstracts of scientific papers presented at the society's annual meeting. Print abstracts are published in "Anesthesiology". American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Links to abstracts and, if available, full text articles recently released at respected online sources such as the New England Journal of Medicine or the Journal of the American Medical Association. MDLinx.com
- American Society of Anesthesiologists What's New
Collected, updated news stories relevant to anesthesiology practice.
- Anesthesia News from CAS
Updates regarding topics of interest to Canadian anesthesiologists from the Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society,
- Anesthesiology News from Online Medical News
A directory of weblinks to sites that offer specialty-related news for medical professionals and patients.
- Science Daily News - Anesthesiology
News releases regarding medical research developments from universities, the National Science Foundation, NASA, and other scientific institutions. These announcements present new discoveries in therapeutics and disease management. ScienceDaily Magazine.
- Topix.net Anesthesiology News
News stories emerging on the Internet from online newspapers and magazines.
- MedWire News - Anesthesiology
REG The latest, most important findings in the fast-moving world of medical research and clinical trials from scans of the world's leading journals. Free registration.
- "Anesthesia" Powerpoint Lectures
Powerpoint lectures that discuss the use of journal impact factors in quantitatively assessing the importance of medical journals based upon the frequency that their articles are cited. collected by the Google search service.
- Anaesthesia On-Line
This "International Journal of Anaesthesia" is an online, peer-reviewed publication with articles on clinical practice and research in anesthesiology. 1995-present. Priory Lodge Education Ltd.
- Update in Anaesthesia
An educational journal that provides practical advice for those working in isolated or difficult environments. Publishes practical guides, articles presenting new procedures, editorials, guidelines, clinical updates, and self assessment quizzes with answers. Full text. 1992-present. World Anaesthesia and the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists.
- Medslides Anesthesiology Powerpoint Slideshows
A collection of slideshows authored by medical faculty and clinicians.
The journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists - an educational, research and scientific association of physicians organized to raise and maintain the standards of the medical practice of anesthesiology and improve the care of the patient. This journal is considered a core resource for small medical libraries. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=PureSearch&db=pubmed&details_term=%22Anesthesiology%22%5BJournal%5D.
$ Publishes peer reviewed original articles on general and regional anesthesia, intensive care, and pain therapy. 1998-present. Iindividual article purchase is available. Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland. This journal is a "Brandon/Hill" essential resource for medical libraries. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&term="Anaesthesia". Subscription fee. Blackwell Science .
- Anesthesia & Analgesia
$ Original clinical studies, research reports, reviews, editorials, short communications, book reviews, and letters. The journal is a "Brandon/Hill" essential resource for medical libraries. Subscription fee. Published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins for the International Anesthesia Research Society and affiliated societies. .
- BioMedCentral Anesthesiology
An online journal which publishes free, full text peer- reviewed original research articles on all aspects of Anesthesiology.
- Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology
Publishes concise analyses reviewing the most important topics of anesthesiology practice, such as cardiovascular and thoracic anesthesia, intensive care. Free TOCs and abstracts, 2000-present. Access to full text restricted to subscribers. Searchable, with hypertext links to related articles. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
- International Anesthesiolgy Clinics
$ REG Publishes single theme issues with up-to-date review articles on international anesthesiology developments. Free access to TOCs 2001-present. Free subscription to eTOCs. Fee or subscription required for full text. Fee registration for full text. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
- International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia
Publishes original articles, reviews, editorials, case reports, meeting reports and abstracts related to anesthesia and pain relief in labor. Free access to TOCs and abstracts, 1991-present. Free subscription to eTOCs. Searchable. Official Journal of the Obstetric Anaesthetists' Association. Harcourt International.
- Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia
$ REG Original articles, editorials, reviews and case reports. 1997-present. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&cmd=Search&term=%22J+Cardiothorac+Vasc+Anesth%22[Jour]. Fee registration for full text. Free abstracts. W.B.Saunders.
- Journal of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology
$ REG Original articles, editorials, clinical and laboratory reports. Free access to TOCs, abstracts, and selected full text, 2001-present. This is the official journal of the Society of Neurosurgical Anesthesia and Critical Care. Medline citations: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed&cmd=Search&term=%22J+Neurosurg+Anesthesiol%22[Jour]. Fee registration for full text. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
- Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Publishes orginal articles, editorials, reviews, case reports and letters. Free access to TOCs and abstracts, 1997-present. Access to full text restricted to subscribers. The official journal of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. W.B.Saunders Company; A Harcourt Health Sciences Company.
- The Internet Journal of Anesthesiology
Original articles, reviews, case reports, press releases, letters to the editor, meeting information, Q&A, 1997-present. Peer reviewed. Internet Scientific Publications, L.L.C.
- Anesthesiology & Pain Management Journals at Medbioworld
A comprehensive directory of weblinks for journals in this specialty.
- Thai Journal of Anesthesiology
Original articles reporting clinical and research studies, 1992-1998. English language abstracts. Royal College of Anesthesiologists of Thailand.
- Anaesthesia at the District Hospital
A handbook, published by the World Health Organization, that assists Anesthesiologists with the fundamental knowledge and skills to provide care in small hospitals where equipment and supplies may be limited or not available. In Adobe PDF. Presented online by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists.
- Canadian Medical Examination (MCCQE) 2000 Review Notes- Anesthesia
These review notes are an up-to-date, concise and comprehensive review of medical specialty clinical knowledge. The text prepares graduating medical students for certification examination.
- Hypertextbook of Regional Anaesthesia for Obstetrics
Covers obstetric anesthesia anatomy, neonatology, pharmacology, resuscitation, cesarean section, general and spinal anaesthesia, etc. Manbit Technologies, Australia.
- The Anesthesia Gas Machine
An illustrated and hyperlinked manual that covers vaporizers and compressed gases with an emphasis on safe operation. Written at the University of Detroit and presented online by the anesthesia web project GASNet.
- Virtual Anaesthesia Textbook
A collaborative, textbook-style, web-based professional Anaesthesiology reference with contributions from multiple international authors. VAT offers comprehensive links to Anesthesia-related Internet content. Sections cover professional issues, basic sciences, anaesthesia equipment, patient care, and the management of special conditions. This sponsored project has been coordinated by Dr. Chris Thompson at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital of Australia since 1996.
- The Global Textbook of Anesthesiology
A textbook-style reference that collects articles, tutorials, and lecture notes on critical care and trauma anesthesiology. Anesthetic complications, regional anesthesia, and equipment are covered and a Palm version is available. Published by GASNet - a physician edited anesthesiology web project at Yale University.
- Redbook-The Anesthesia Resident's Handbook
Includes short descriptions of various topics of anesthesia care and analgesia. Covers local, pediatric, and obstetric anesthesia, risks, acute pain management, electrolytes/fluids, laboratory values, and more. University of Basel, Switzerland.
- Vascular Thoracic Anesthesia Manual
Chapters cover different aspects of anesthesia in vascular and thoracic surgery. Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care, University of Chicago.
- American Society of Anesthesiologists
ASA is the nation's largest anesthesiology organization. This website offers information about the organization and the profession: meetings coverage, news, continuing education updates, placement resources, and a collection of fact sheets for patients.
- Anaesthetist.com -The WorldWide Anaesthetist
Text reviews of essential topics in Anaesthesia: monitoring, pain, anaesthetic techniques, equipment, ventilation, O2, CO2, CPR, drugs, volatiles & anaesthesia.
- Gasnet Global Anesthesiology Server Network
A web project that offers publications, multimedia programs, procedure videos, news, meetings coverage and abstracts. Gasnet is maintained by an international staff of Anesthesiologists and hosted at Yale University.
- American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
AANA's website presents information about its activities, news, alerts, press releases, professional and practice information, publications, meetings, educational programs, and certification information.
- American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
ASRA's website presents information about the Society, news, CME courses, fellowships and training programs, meetings, and links to related Web sites.
- Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
APSF's website presents information about the Foundation, news, clinical protocols and reports, links to web sites with information related to patient safety. Searchable.
- International Anesthesia Research Society
IARS's website includes membership information, meetings and meeting abstracts, a list of research awards and fundings.
- International Trauma Anesthesia & Critical Care Society
Presents information about the Society and its activities, publications, programs & courses, meetings and related links.
News, membership information, practice guidelines, meetings and upcoming events, CME courses, case study discussion, management protocols, links to related web sites. Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society Obstetric Section.
- Society for Ambulatory Anesthesia
SAMBA's website offers membership information, news, discussion forums, a list of job and grant opportunities, and meetings coverage. Searchable.
- Society for Computing and Technology in Anaesthesia
SCATA's website presents information about the Society, meetings & meeting abstracts, news, publications, calendar of events, discussion board, links to related web sites. Searchable.
- Society for Technology in Anesthesia
STA is an international organization of physicians, engineers, and others with an interest in anesthesia-related technologies. Presents information about the Society, publications, meetings and meeting abstracts, reports of research, and related links.
- The Royal College of Anaesthetists
Presents information about the College, news, courses, meetings, calendar of events, professional standards, publications, training & examinations, links to related web sites. Searchable.
- Anesthesiology & Pain Management Associations at Medbioworld
A comprehensive directory of weblinks for associations in this specialty.
- European Society for Computing and Technology in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Presents information about the Society, publications, meetings and meeting abstracts, links to related web sites.
- Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society
News, meeting announcements, information for members, abstracts and reviews of literature, links to other web pages of interest.
- Society for Obstetric Anesthesia & Perinatology
SOAP's website offers membership information, news, educational resources for patients and professionals, a list of future meetings, and links to related web sites. Searchable.
- Society for Pediatric Anesthesia
Includes membership information, bylaws, news, future meetings, fellowships and job postings, am list of research funds, and links to related web sites. Searchable.
- The American Society of Critical Care Anesthesiologists
Presents information about the Society, lectures, meetings, fellowships and career corner.
- The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
ASIPP's website presents information about the Society and its activities, news, publications, meetings, and links to related Web sites.
- The European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiologists
EACTA's website presents information about the Association, news, meetings, grants and fellowships, and links to related Web sites.
- Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
Includes information for members, publications, meetings, calendar of events, fellowships and research grants, career opportunities, links to multiple Canadian and international medical and anesthesia related web sites.
- Critical Incidents in Anaesthesiology
CIRS is an international forum on critical incidents in anesthesiology. The web site includes statistics, a presentation of special cases, reviews of current topics, and a reporting form. Department of Anaesthesiology, University of Basel, Switzerland .
- Acid-Base Physiology at the Anaesthesia Education Website
A discussion of acid-base physiology outlined in most of this book is the [traditional\ empirical approach. The concepts and explanations of this approach are still the most common way that acid-base physiology is taught and understood by many clinicians.
- Emergency Airway Management Video
A video review of emergency airway management and intubations.
- Webmedtechnology Online Educational Videos: Conscious Sedation
A step-by-step procedure video.
- Airway Evaluation Tutorial
An illustrated, interactive guide that familiarizes students with the airway examination: airway-related structures in the pharynx and neck, innervation, airway examination, and risk factors for difficult endotracheal intubation.
- American Society of Anesthesiologists Standards, Guidelines and Statements
ASA statements and protocols, practice parameters, standards for pre- and postanesthesia care, and guidelines for all aspects of anesthesia practice.
- Anaesthesiology Case of the Month Archives at Berne
Interesting case histories, images, and differential diagnosis discussions. Department of Anaesthesiology IFA, Inselspital, Berne,Switzerland
- Vienna Virtual Museum of the History of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
Presents a large collection of images and documents pertaining to anesthesia from the beginnng of anesthetic practice through the last century. AGAI Vienna Anesthesia and Intensive Care Association, Austria.
- CMEList Online CME Sites - Anesthesia
A searchable, well-annotated, and constantly-updated directory of web links to online CME opportunities. The directory entries include credit hours, sponsors, cost, lecture format, target audience, and accrediting organization. Bernard Sklar, MD, MS.
- Anaesthesiology Congress Resource Centre
An annotated list of anesthesia-related meetings, congresses, and seminars. Includes an extensive city guide. Allows keyword searching and browsing by specialty, location, and date. Doctor's Guide.
- Anesthesiology Online CME Modules
Modules which contain abstracted articles on anesthesiology followed by a multiple choice post-test and a short evaluation. Dannemiller Memorial Educational Foundation.
- Penn State Anesthesia Patient Information
Presents information about anesthesia for patients, parents, family, and friends. Department of Anesthesiology, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.
- American Society of Anesthesiologists Public Education
Patient education documents on anesthesia for ambulatory surgery, management of pain, anesthesia for childbirth, etc.
- Information for Patients:Anesthesia & You
Includes FAQs and a fact sheet for patients answering the most common questions asked by patients about anesthesia and role of anesthesists. Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society.
- Patients' Guide to Local and Regional Anaesthesia
Anesthesia fact sheets for patients, by John Oyston, Ontario, Canada.
- Anesthesia Internet Resources Directory at Karolinska
A directory of weblinks to anesthesiology and analgesia related resources: textbooks, journals, associations, guides, anesthesiology departments, and institutes. The resource is maintained by medical librarians at the Karolinska Institute Library, Stockholm, Sweden.
- MedWeb Anesthesiology Internet Resouces
A directory of Anesthesiology web sites organized by subject. Includes academic departments, clinical practice, educational resources, guidelines, patient care and education, societies, textbooks, medical products, electronic publications, and employment opportunities. Emory University Health Sciences Center Library.
- Australasian Anaesthesia
A large collection of annotated anesthesiology related links.
- "Anesthesiology: Acute Clinical Pharmacology and More" Surgery Lecture at MedITAC
An archived slideshow lecture on a core topic in surgery practice. This program is part of an International telemedicine project sponsored by NASA and the Medical Informatics and Technology Applications Consortium. The presentation may require the RealPlayerG2 plugin. Bruce Spiess, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology 10/00.
- Questionnaire in Anesthesia
A multiple choice questionnaire, with interactive feedback, directed to candidates for board examinations in anesthesia. Questions are referenced with hyperlinks to Medline articles, clinical websites, audio-visual prompts, ECG's, echocardiographs, X-rays, etc. Dr. Andrew Pybus, The St. George Hospital.
- Topic Reviews from the New York School of Regional Anesthesia
A review of anesthesia techniques and new concepts and studies in the practice of regional anesthesia . Features an overview of techniques taught to residents at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, NY.
- Canadian MCQ Practice Exams at the Black Bank
Several collections of actual MCQs from the Canadian exams.
- ICU and Anaesthesia Website
Up to date information and teaching material for healthcare professionals and students in Intensive Care and Anaesthesia.
- GasNet Software Resources
A collection of software resources that includes calculators and graphing programs provided by individuals or companies. The software can be use to calculate acid-base status, body mass index, dopamine drip, maximum allowable blood loss, etc. Includes other algorithms and calculators. GASNet and Yale University School of Medicine.
- The Virtual Anesthesia Machine
Demonstrates an interactive simulation of an anesthesia machine with visualization of gasflows. Includes an interactive airway device tutorials. Department of Anesthesiology, University of Florida.
- Anesthesia Reference Tutorials at WFSA
Lecture notes on anesthesia topics presented online by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists.
- Emergency Drugs in Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Quickfinder for drugs used in anesthesiology and critical care with dosage and route. Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, University of Texas and Priory Lodge Education Ltd. UK.
- World Anaesthesia
Publishes short articles, commentaries, views & news on the international clinical practice of anesthesia in the developing world, 1997-1999. World Anaesthesia & the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists.
- Gaswork Anesthesiology Jobs
An online service that allows anesthesiologists and CRNAs to browse current job opportunities.
- AnesthesiaWeb "Ask The Experts"
REG AnesthesiaWeb is ananesthesiology oriented web service. The "Ask the Experts" section gives members an opportunity to interact with article authors via an e-mail. Restricted to health professionals, registration required. Free registration.
- Neuromonitoring List
An open forum for discussion of neuromonitoring, for professionals and researchers interested in all aspects of neuromonitoring in intraoperative, ICU, other clinical, or research settings.