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The BELGIAN ANESTHESIA TRAINEES (BAT) is an independent organisation that represents the interests of the Belgian anesthesia trainees in different institutions on different levels. All BAT members act voluntarily and without financial compensation to improve the position of Belgian anesthesia trainees by elaborating the BAT vision points and adhering to the BAT aims.

Lung-protective ventilation for the surgical patient: international expert panel-based consensus recommendations.

Postoperative pulmonary complications (PPCs) occur frequently and are associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. Evidence suggests that reduction of PPCs can be accomplished by using lung-protective ventilation strategies intraoperatively, but a consensus on perioperative management has not been established. We sought to determine recommendations for lung protection for the surgical patient at an international consensus development conference.

Workshops at the SARB Annual Meeting! 22/11/2019

Dear BAT members,

This year our collegues of the SARB organizes anesthesia workshops at a very low price at the SARB Annual Meeting! Try to be one of the beneficiaries. Registration is open!

=> Anesthesia residents can take part at reduced prices! Places are limited!

Workshop 1: Ultrasound in anesthesia

Workshop 2: The difficult airway

Link to the SARB programme

Hyperventilation in neurological patients: from physiology to outcome evidence.

PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Hyperventilation is commonly used in neurological patients to decrease elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) or relax a tense brain. However, the potentially deleterious effects of hyperventilation may limit its clinical application. The aim of this review is to summarize the physiological and outcome evidence related to hyperventilation in neurological patients.

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