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A selection of recent publications by members of the Department


James, MFM. (2015) The impact of changes in drug availability for hemodynamic management in pheochromocytoma: prêt-à-porter or tailor-made? Can J Anaesth 2015 Sep 11. [Epub ahead of print]
Hauser M, Myburgh A, Swanevelder J. (2015) Anatomy and Pathology of the heart and major vascular system. Chapter 2 of the Oxford Textbook of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia, 2015. Ed M Ranucci, PS Myles
Calligaro GL, Theron G, Khalfey H, Peter J, Meldau R, Matinyenya B, Davids M, Smith L, Pooran A, Lesosky M, Esmail A, Miller MG, Piercy J, Michell L, Dawson R, Raine RI, Joubert I, Dheda K. (2015) Burden of tuberculosis in intensive care units in Cape Town, South Africa, and assessment of the accuracy and effect on patient outcomes of the Xpert MTB/RIF test on tracheal aspirate samples for diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis: a prospective burden of disease study with a nested randomised controlled trial. Lancet Respir Med. 2015 Aug;3(8):621-30. 
Ortner CM, Combrinck B, Allie S, Story D, Landau R, Cain K, Dyer RA. (2015) Strong ion and weak acid analysis in severe preeclampsia: potential clinical significance. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Aug;115(2):275-84. 
Brouard KJ, Howard BR, Dyer RA. (2015) Hepatic Pregnancy Suspected at Term and Successful Delivery of a Live Neonate With Placental Attachment to the Right Lobe of the Liver. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Jul;126(1):207-10. 
Gordon PC. (2015) The Role and Purpose of Anesthesia Museums in Preserving our Heritage. J Anesth Hist. 2015 Apr;1(2):34-5. 
Weiskopf RB, James MF. (2015) Update of use of hydroxyethyl starches in surgery and trauma. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. 2015 Jun;78(6 Suppl 1):S54-9. 
James MF, Hofmeyr R, Grocott MP. (2015) Losing concentration: time for a new MAPP? Br J Anaesth. 2015 May 21. 
Reed A, Mumba JM, Dyer R. (2015) A spotlight on obstetric anesthesia in the developing world: finally getting the attention it deserves. Anesth Analg. 2015 Jun;120(6):1179-81. 
Richards, GA, Joubert IA, Brink IA. (2015) Optimising the administration of antibiotics in critically ill patients. Continuing Medical Education (SA) 2015
Ng A, Swanevelder J. (2015) The third ultrasound dimension in anaesthesia and intensive care. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Mar;114(3):366-9. 
Langesæter E, Gibbs M, Dyer RA. (2015) The role of cardiac output monitoring in obstetric anesthesia. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2015 Jun;28(3):247-53. 
Dennis AT, Dyer RA, Gibbs M, Nel L, Castro JM, Swanevelder JL. (2015) Transthoracic echocardiographic assessment of haemodynamics in severe pre-eclampsia and HIV in South Africa. Anaesthesia 2015 Sep;70(9):1028-38. 
Thomas, JA. (2015) Parental refusal: legal and ethical considerations. South Afr J Anaesth Analg: ISSN (Print): 2220-1181, ISSN (Web): 2220-1173
Hill LT, Miller MG. (2015) Carbohydrate loading in the preoperative setting. S Afr Med J. 2015 Mar;105(3):173-4.
Gray, RM. (2015) Which colloid to choose for neonates, infants and children. South Afr J Anaesth Analg: ISSN (Print): 2220-1181, ISSN (Web): 2220-1173
James, MFM. (2015) Context-sensitive fluid administration: what, when and how much? South Afr J Anaesth Analg: ISSN (Print): 2220-1181, ISSN (Web): 2220-1173
James, MFM. (2015)  How safe are regional techniques? Evidence from large studies with big data. South Afr J Anaesth. Analg: 21(1):54-55