Articles by Keyword: Anaesthetist

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  1. Turning the Big Mac Index into the Medical MAC Index

    Turning the Big Mac Index into the Medical MAC Index

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objective: The purpose of this study was to create a global medical earnings index, called the Medical MAC Index, to enable a comparison of what medical specialists earn in the countries included in the study.
  2. Anaesthetist's evaluation of a child with a heart murmur

    Anaesthetist's evaluation of a child with a heart murmur

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Although between 50% and 85% of children may have a heart murmur, most heart murmurs are innocent. Murmurs can occur because of children's high cardiac output and small vessels, branching at acute angles, which promote turbulent flow. Innocent murmurs can...
  3. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Needlestick Injury: Knowledge and Management in a Population of Nigerian Anaesthetists

    Human Immunodeficiency Virus Needlestick Injury: Knowledge and Management in a Population of Nigerian Anaesthetists

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Objective: To determine the knowledge of HIV transmission and of post exposure management, following an HIV- infected needlestick injury, in a population of Nigerian anaesthetists. Subjects and Method: A cross-sectional, prospective assessment was conducted voluntarily in anaesthetists at an annual...
  4. Burnout among anaesthetists in South Africa

    Burnout among anaesthetists in South Africa

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Studies have been done to determine the level of burnout in anaesthesiology internationally, but not in South Africa.
  5. Sedation practice among Nigerian radiology residents

    Sedation practice among Nigerian radiology residents

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Providing safe and effective sedation to patients, especially those with multiple medical problems, can be challenging for radiology residents and fellows. This study aimed to determine knowledge, attitude and practice of Nigerian radiology residents concerning sedation.
  6. Patients’ knowledge and perception of anaesthesia and the anaesthetist at a tertiary health care facility in Ghana

    Patients’ knowledge and perception of anaesthesia and the anaesthetist at a tertiary health care facility in Ghana

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Anaesthesia has always been misconstrued as a ‘behind the scenes’ specialty. Despite advancements in anaesthesia, there is inadequate public knowledge regarding the specialty, the scope of the functions of anaesthetists, and the pivotal role anaesthetists play in the healthcare...
  7. Use of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification in non-trauma surgical versus trauma patients: a survey of inter-observer consistency

    Use of the American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status Classification in non-trauma surgical versus trauma patients: a survey of inter-observer consistency

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: The American Society of Anesthesiologists-Physical Status (ASA-PS) Classification is a grading system for classifying surgical patients based on their co-morbid background. Despite numerous benefits, its highly subjective nature has led to marked inconsistency when used. The purpose of this...
  8. Anaesthetists’ knowledge of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: a prospective descriptive study

    Anaesthetists’ knowledge of surgical antibiotic prophylaxis: a prospective descriptive study

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Surgical site infection (SSI) is the second most common hospital-acquired infection and results in increased morbidity and mortality and a longer hospital stay. Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis (SAP) is one component of broader strategies to reduce rates of SSI. Adherence...
  9. Anaesthetists’ knowledge of South African Law pertaining to informed consent in an academic centre

    Anaesthetists’ knowledge of South African Law pertaining to informed consent in an academic centre

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Anaesthetists require knowledge of informed consent laws to mitigate the risk of litigation. The knowledge of South African anaesthetists regarding informed consent law is unknown.