Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia

ISSN: 2220-1181 (Print)
            2220-1173 (Online)
Publication frequency: 6 issues per year

Accredited with the DHET (SAPSE)

 

Official publication of the South African Society of AnaesthesiologistsCo-published with Medpharm Publications

Co-published with Taylor & FrancisThis is a fully Open Access journal that only publishes articles Open Access. 

Aims & Scope

The Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia's primary aim is the publication of original research in anaesthesia and analgesia and review papers for continued professional development (CPD). The publication is aimed at both specialist anaesthetists and general practitioners.

Editors

Editor-in-Chief

Prof Christina Lundgren, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Deputy Editor

Prof Bruce Biccard, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Editorial Board

Prof Andrew Ian Levin, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
Prof Adrian T Bosenberg, University of Washington, United States
Dr Clive Daniel, University of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
Prof Johan Diedericks, University of the Free State, South Africa
Prof Rob Dyer, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Ivan A Joubert, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Analee Milner, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Prof Bhiken Naik, University of Virginia, United States
Prof Eddie Oosthuizen, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
Prof Arthur Rantloane, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr Anthony Reed, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Dr Lisa Zuccherelli, Joondalup Health Campus, Australia

Latest Issue

Volume 24, Issue 5, 2018

Article

Paraglossal straight blade intubation in syndromic children
Author(s): Michiel A du ToitDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, South Africa, Rebecca M GrayDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, South Africa
Pages: 118–121
Surgical outcomes in eastern Uganda: a one-year cohort study
Author(s): A Hewitt-SmithFaculty of Health Sciences, Uganda, F BulambaFaculty of Health Sciences, Uganda, C OlupotMbale Regional Referral Hospital, Uganda, F MusanaFaculty of Health Sciences, Uganda, JP OchiengFaculty of Health Sciences, Uganda, MS LipnickDepartment of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care, USA, RM PearseBarts and The London School of Medicine & Dentistry, UK
Pages: 122–127
Procalcitonin kinetics in the first 48 hours of ICU admission is associated with higher mortality in critically ill patients with community-acquired pneumonia in a setting of high HIV prevalence
Author(s): K NaidooDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, South Africa, K De VasconcellosDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, South Africa, DL SkinnerDepartment of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, South Africa
Pages: 128–134
Thromboelastography in mild, chronic liver disease: challenging conventional coagulation tests preceding liver biopsy
Author(s): LR VeroneseDepartment of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, South Africa, M MillerDepartment of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, South Africa, WC SpearmanDivision of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, South Africa
Pages: 135–139
Effect of peribulbar block on emergence agitation in children undergoing strabismus surgery under desflurane anaesthesia
Author(s): Jeetinder Kaur MakkarDepartment of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, India, Aswini KuberanDepartment of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, India, Preet Mohinder SinghDepartment of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, India, Arun Magadi GopinathDepartment of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, India, Kajal JainDepartment of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, India, Jaspreet SinghDepartment of Ophthalmology, India, Narinder Pal SinghDepartment of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, India
Pages: 140–144

Letter

The effect of different anaesthetic mask shapes on the anatomical dead space using infant, child and adult part-task trainers
Author(s): L BotesSchool of Medicine, South Africa, J JacobsSchool of Medicine, South Africa, R RademeyerSchool of Medicine, South Africa, S Van der MerweSchool of Medicine, South Africa, L Van HeerdenSchool of Medicine, South Africa, BJS DiedericksDepartment of Anaesthesiology, South Africa
Pages: 145–147

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