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Newsletter August 2022: The CEEA, module 6, in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Natalia Belii, MD After two years of COVID pandemics, and only 187 km from the Odessa frontline, the Moldavian Society of Anaesthesiologists (MSA) organized the 6th module of the course  (June 23-25, 2022) under the auspices of the European Committee for Education in Anaesthesiology (CEEA), this time with participants in the audience. Despite the restrictions still imposed by the recent pandemics and the fragile geopolitical situation in the region, the MSA is permanently acting to maintain th...

Newsletter August 2022: Literary corner - The father sin

A note from the Chief Editor: We are pleased to initiate a new rubric, the Literary corner, in which we intend to publish short stories related to our profession and daily activity. The readers and ESAIC members are encouraged and invited to contribute to this new initiative. Andrei Schwartz, MD My patient, P.T., was a 70-yrs old man with grey hair and long feet, so long that it was difficult to accommodate them in a normal hospital bed. He was planned to pass a partial resection of the prostate...

Newsletter August 2022: EDAIC - Quo Vadis?

Dr. Bazil Ateleanu MD, DEAA, FRCA, FESAIC Examinations Committee Chair ESAIC Board Member 2022 signalled the beginning of a long-awaited return to normality. Nevertheless, COVID is still among us, not only influencing healthcare models but also on political decisions, often impossible to predict. Faced with all of these restrictions and adversities, the Examinations Committee, respecting the Board and Council strategies, adapted swiftly and successfully. Our admirable staff contributed and, in s...

Newsletter August 2022: We always meet the patient. The question is, when and where?

Gabriel M. Gurman, MD – Chief editor Ioana Grigoras, MD The last century witnessed a dramatic change in the anaesthesia field: from an activity covered by nonmedical personnel, anaesthesiology became a medical speciality, practised by physicians worldwide. The anaesthesiologist became a clinician, and his/her expertise included – among others – vast knowledge regarding those diseases which can influence the anaesthetic procedures and patient postoperative outcomes. Knowing his...

Newsletter August 2022: Countless reasons to attend the PGA

HQ@nyssa-pga.org We are excited to host the 76th PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology — live and in person — at the newly renovated New York Marriott Marquis. PGA76 will feature 150+ didactic, interactive, and hands-on sessions. Don’t miss Engaging with the Experts, where you can interact with faculty in real time to solve difficult clinical issues. Hear the latest on cannabis use in the surgical patient and evaluate the anesthesiologist’s role during the opioid epidemic. We are curr...

Newsletter August 2022: How to optimise the execution of emergency procedures?

Result of an interdisciplinary study supported by European Scientific Societies Prof. Jean-Michel Constantin, Virginie Delplanque, Xavier Delplanque A collective supported by ESAIC and in partnership with two French scientific societies, the Société Française d’Anesthésie-Réanimation (SFAR) and the French Society of Emergency Medicine (SFMU), has just published an independent and international study report. This international study aimed to answer the following question: How to facili...

Newsletter August 2022: The activities of the Trainee Network during Euroanaesthesia 2022

Diogo Mendes Morais, Igor Abramovich ESAIC Trainee Representative, Trainees Committee Chair During June 4-6. the Euroanaesthesia congress was held in Milan, Italy. Finally, after 3 years since the last congress, Vienna 2019, the trainees were once more reunited in person. This year, the trainees’ scientific programme included three sessions. The first one, “How to succeed at EDAIC”, gave trainees some valuable tips to tackle parts 1 and 2 of the European diploma. The last two,...

Newsletter July 2022: Jazzing It Up in New Orleans at the world’s leading annual anesthesiology meeting, ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2022

New Orleans is famed for its haunted cemeteries, Creole cuisine, and hypnotic jazz music. But in October of 2022, in addition to beignets and Bourbon Street, New Orleans will be home to the world’s leading annual anesthesiology meeting, ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2022. A truly unique American city, New Orleans is a perfect fit for this global event as the American Society of Anesthesiology has big shoes to fill—our own. ASA’s 2021 annual meeting was a resounding success. According to a recent ASA su...

Newsletter July 2022: ESAIC/SESAM Collaboration

Marc Lazarovici – SESAM President                           marc.lazarovici@med.uni-muenchen.de Doris Ostergaard – ESAIC Simulation Committee Chair      Doris.OEstergaard@regionh.dk The ESAIC Simulation Committee The ESAIC Simulation Committee has the ambition to promote simulation as an educational methodology for improving clinical practice. This includes developing non-technical skills and the social and cognitive standards for trainees and board-cert...

Newsletter July 2022: Multi-Level Team Based Research in Anaesthesia: Medical Students Perspective and Experience

Marcelino Murillo MD, Ricardo Salamanca Parra (Medical Student), Sebastian Amaya MD, María José Andrade (Medical Student), Maria Alejandra Zuñiga (Medical Student), Laura Aponte Camacho (Medical Student), María Isabel Daza Morelli (Medical Student) rsalamancap@unbosque.edu.co As science is a subject to constant change, medical research plays an important role in technological, social, diagnostic and therapeutic advances (1). All of the above allows objective decisions to be made, aimed at th...