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Reducing waste in health care research, JP Ioannidis – SSAI 2019 congress update

May 14, 2018

The organizing committee of the SSAI 2019 congress is extremely honored to announce that Prof. John PA Ioannidis has accepted to give a key note lecture “Reducing waste in health care research” as part of our opening session. John PA Ioannidis is C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford…

First SSAI Research Methodology Course – Report of a success

April 11, 2018

Congratulations to the SSAI! The first annual SSAI Research Methodology Course has finally taken place, a success story for the SSAI and for SSAI member course participants. As part of its core mission, the SSAI aims to deliver high-quality educational opportunities to members in the form of a series of…

SSAI 2019 Congress Update – Keynote Speakers

April 8, 2018

The 2019 SSAI congress to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark August 28-30th takes form! We are working hard and are proud to inform you about the following keynote lecturers: Professor Tanja Manser, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Hochschule für Angewandte Psychologie FHNW, Schweiz is a leading expert and the author of the most cited…

UPDATE – New Free Paediatric Anaesthesia E-learning – perioperative fluid challenges

March 26, 2018

ESPA and SSAI have developed a platform for e-learning in paediatric anaesthesia. E-learning has become central to postgraduate medical education due to a high degree of flexibility, broad resource-sharing capacity and costeffectiveness. Based on high quality congress video material from the European Society for Paediatric Anaesthesiology (ESPA), peer reviewed articles, case scenarios and multiple-choice…

SSAI statement supports the suspension of HES solutions by the EMA

March 8, 2018

The European Medicine Agency has decided to suspend Hydroxyethyl-Starch (HES) because of serious side-effects in specific patient groups: This decision has obviously led to some discussion, especially among those who have continued to use HES despite concerns about safety. This discussion has resulted in a formal letter from the German…

Symposium on Anaesthesia and Surgery in Young Children in Odense, DK – September 29th

March 6, 2018

The 29th of September 2018 the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at Odense University Hospital in Denmark hosts the Symposium: Anaesthesia and Surgery in Young Children: Long-term outcome. The venue is: The Emil Aarestrup Auditorium at Odense University Hospital. A panel of Danish and International experts will share their…

New SSAI clinical practice guideline

February 27, 2018

The Clinical Practice Committee of the SSAI has published a new guideline: “Scandinavian SSAI clinical practice guideline on choice of inotropic agent for patients with acute circulatory failure” This guideline is like all SSAI guidelines published as open access in Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica. The main conclusions of this guideline are…

Copenhagen Critical Care Symposium – April 13th 2018

February 24, 2018

The department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen, Denmark invites to the first interdisciplinary Copenhagen Critical Care Symposium. The target group are pre-hospital physicians, surgeons, anaesthetists, intensivists and internal medicine physicians. The event is a 1-day event at April 13th 2018 to be held at Rigshospitalet, Copenhagen…

Annual Swedish meeting – world-renowned honorary lecturers confirmed

January 23, 2018

The annual meeting of the Swedish Anaesthesia and Intensive Care society will take place in Linköping, September 19th-21st this year. The honorary lectures will be held by international top-Anaesthesiologists Cor Kalkman (Utrecht, The Netherlands) and Hannah Wunsch (Toronto, Canada). You find more information about this event here (in Swedish). Mark your…

SSAI Ethical Code of Conduct

January 14, 2018

SSAI follows the highest ethical standards and has a zero tolerance for all types of harassment including sexual harassment. The board of the SSAI has specified these standards in the SSAI Ethical Code of Conduct. Reporting of breaches or suspected violation of this Ethical Code of Conduct is now possible…

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