Anaesthesia for Posterior Cranial Fossa Surgery

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What's in this tutorial?

This tutorial covers anaesthesia for posterior fossa surgery. It describes the different positions in which it can be performed as well as the potential complications and how to address them.


Target Audience

Designed for anaesthesia professionals and other appropriate healthcare providers

Varied activities

Written lectures, illustrations and quizzes.

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Course instructorS

Dr. Jun Hui Ng & Dr. Darshana Maheshwari

Dr. Jun Hui Ng is a Fellow in Neuro-anaesthesia and Neurointensive Care at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Dr. Darshana Maheshwari is an Anaesthetic Consultant at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.

Edited by:
Dr. Mae Ling Chu Yap, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist, University of California San Francisco, USA;
Dr.  Henry Davidson, Consultant Neuroanaesthetist, University of California San Francisco, USA;
Dr. Clara Poon, Head, Neuroanaesthesia Division, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong

This course is provided by WFSA

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is the foremost global alliance of anaesthesiologists, with 133 Member Societies representing over 140 countries and 500,000 anaesthesiologists worldwide. 

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