Why we often act against better evidence although we know better…

This recent article from Brateanu A et al. in the „Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine“ tries to answer the question why we often act against better evidence by using the complete blood count before anesthesia as an example (we have all experienced that with pre-op outpatients: Healthy 18-years-olds who have to bring an absolute useless […]

Trendelenburg or Reverse Trendelenburg, is that the question!?

Positioning during RSI is a controversially discussed topic. There are arguments for and against head down or head up positioning on both sides, evidence however is very sparse. There are no recommendations neither in the German-speaking, nor in the big European, North American or Australian Societies for Anesthesia.   I found two recommendations in German-speaking countries: Recommendation […]