An archive of collated thoughts and comments on previous topics as well as an editorial are available on each previous Hot Topic.
For more recent polls, the results can be viewed in the poll archive here.
|Should Parental Presence at induction be routine practice?||Hot topic 34||Vote Now|
Should height be measured routinely as part of The paediatric preassessment?
|Hot topic 33|
|Can we safely administer caudal clonidine in day case anaesthesia?||Hot Topic 32||Of course we can (78%)|
|Should ultrasound be routinely used for arterial line placement in children||Hot Topic 31||67% say Yes Ultrasound WIns!|
Should the use of ultrasound (u/s) be routine practice when performing caudal blocks?
|Hot Topic 30||No sitting on the fence. 80% say NO|
|Is TIVA greener 🌳 ?||Hot Topic 29||Its almost unanimous 79% think YES!🌎|
Should serious risks of death and disability be discussed with all paediatric Patients?
|Hot Topic 28||
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Emergence Agitation: Is volatile-only anaesthesia a poor choice in children?
|Hot Topic 27||Its close 47% think volatile only is ok🥈|
Should we perform regional anaesthetic techniques on children after trauma?
|Yes wins 74% !! 🥇🥈🥉|
Do you routinely do a Bromage score on all patients before epidural insertion?
|Hot Topic 25||No wins 58% !! 🥇🥈🥉|
|Should Dexmedetomidine be used for paediatric procedural sedation?||Hot Topic 24||🥇🥈🥉|
|Do you perform rapid sequence induction (RSI) in all emergencies?||Hot topic 23||🥇🥈🥉|
|Should all children receive patient-controlled analgesia after laparoscopic appendicectomy?||Hot topic 22|
Endotracheal Intubation or Laryngeal Mask Airway for Paediatric Adenotonsillectomy Surgery?
|Hot topic 21|
|What classes a paediatric anaesthetist?||Hot topic 20|
|Supraglottic airway device removal: awake vs deep||Hot topic 19|
|Should the anaesthetist obtain consent when a child undergoes an MRI scan?||Hot topic 18|
|Pre-assessment clinics||Hot topic 17|
|Oral Morphine TTO||Hot topic 16|
|Intubation without muscle relaxation||Hot topic 15|
|Airway for baby having MRI||Hot topic 14|
|Pre-op pregnancy testing (May 2017)||Hot topic 13|
|Drawing up suxamethonium before lists||Hot topic 12||Results|
|Central venous access devices (Nov 2016)||Hot topic 11|
|Sickle cell disease||Hot Topic 10|
|Clonidine as an additive in caudals and nerve blocks||Hot Topic 9|
|Pre-operative oral carbohydrate fluids (2016)||Hot Topic 8|
|Pre-operative starvation (July 2015)||Hot Topic 7|
|Cuffed Endotracheal Tubes (June 2015)||Hot Topic 6|
|Premedication in children (May 2015)||Hot Topic 5||Here|
|Blood transfusion triggers and therapeutic targets (Spring 2015)||Hot Topic 4||Here|
|Residual Anaesthetic Drugs in Cannulae and Intravenous Lines (2014)||Hot Topic 3||Here|
|The Difficult Airway Trolley (2014)||Hot Topic 2|
|Recovery position (2014)||Hot Topic 1|