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Listed here are the resources that we’ve used to base our research on, they are combined of several papers undertaken by the Royal College of Anaesthetists as well as other informative sources online. 

Royal College of Anaesthetists’ Guidelines for the Provision of Anaesthesia Services

This invaluable resource was produced last year by the Royal College and has been instrumental in providing the information on this website.

Anaesthesia and intensive care for major burns

Written in 2012 by Sophie Bishop, this article was originally published in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia Critical Care and Pain in 2012 – it is now available to read for free thanks to BJA Education.

RCoA’s List of Bodies & Societies

The RCoA provides an extensive list of links here to the major bodies and associations in the field of Anaesthetics, including many Specialist societies that might be difficult to locate otherwise.

Acute and Perioperative Care of the Burn-Injured Patient

This February 2015 article provides an in-depth look into how one should anaesthetise a patient during a burn surgery – provided in full, thanks to Anesthesiology. 

Anaesthesia Handbook

Every year the Royal College of Anaesthetists provides a handbook filled with guidance to providing best practice to care to patients. Covering everything from Burn Management to Crush Injuries, this is an invaluable resource for any working or studying anaesthetist.

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists

The WFSA was set up in the wake of World War II as international travel became more common place. The first World Congress of Anaesthesiologists was held in Scheveningen in 1955 with 26 societies from around the world being represented. The Congress meets every 4 years with the next meeting scheduled for 2020 in Prague.