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Keeping current: OVERVIEW

This guide contains resources that medical professionals can use to keep up-to-date with current articles, research, trends and networking opportunities related to anaesthesia and pain medicine.

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Recent articles of interest

ArticlesEgan TD. Are opioids indispensable for general anaesthesia? British Journal of Anaesthesia. 2019;122(6):135.

ArticlesEdje L. Patient advocacy as a required competency of professionalism. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2019;11(4):487-487.

ArticlesFiadjoe J, Nishisaki A. Normal and difficult airways in children: "what's new"-current evidence. Paediatric Anaesthesia. 2019;2019 Dec 23.


Pain PLUS (Premium LiteratUre Service) is a resource that provides access to current, high-quality evidence from health care research, to support evidence-based clinical decisions. 

PAIN+ is continuously updated, unique resource which allows you to see what other clinicians are reading, and search citations (from over 120 premier clinical journals) that are pre-rated for evidence quality by research staff. 

How you can use it:

  • Register to create a free account where you can set up alert preferences for email alerts
  • Receive e-mail alerts about new evidence, each alert includes clinical ratings and comments, and electronic links to the article's abstract via PubMed (if available) and fulltext article via PubMed or the publisher's site (if available for free)
  • Search the ANZCA journal list and find the articles you want from our subscriptions, or if you need assistance locating an article - request the article from the Library by email:

Anaesthesia Research Review