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Impact Factor
5.616
5 year Impact Factor
5.198
SI: Anesthesiology
1 out of 31

Editor-in-Chief
Hugh C. Hemmings

About the journal

The BJA is the oldest independent journal of anaesthesia, supporting research and discovery by publishing the best articles in the field. The full archive of BJA content from 1923 is freely available online.

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Special Issues from the BJA

Current Challenges in Vascular Anaesthesia

This Special Issue brings together a series of reviews offering an overview of the state of the art of topics including organ protection and ischaemic preconditioning, and management of pain in vascular surgery patients.

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Special Issue on Airway Management

This issue reviews the problems associated with airway management and provides evidence-based preventative methods and treatment methods to reduce life-threatening complications.

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NEW! PGA and BJA Special Issue 2016

Explore a collection of six clinically relevant review articles written by experts selected from this PGA70.

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Read the BJA Virtual Issue: Perioperative Brain Injury and Protection


Memory and Awareness in Anaesthesia

Read the current findings and views on topics from the 9th International Symposium on Memory and Awareness in Anaesthesia (MAA9, Tokyo, June 2014).

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Education through your earphones

The Art of Sedation

Sedation practice, in contrast to anaesthesia, is highly variable with regard to the persons performing, the methods employed and some would argue the success attained. Professor Rob Sneyd joins us for this podcast to give his views on this study and the practical conduct of sedation practice in hospitals, discussing some of the potential causes of morbidity and mortality.

January 2017 || Volume 118 - Issue 1 || 34 Minutes

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When Size Really Does Matter

The continual and often flagrant misuse of statistics within various sectors of society is something with which we are all familiar. In this podcast we welcome back Neville Gibbs, to help clear up some common misconceptions and introduce us to the ‘Effect Size Ratio’.

September 2016 || Volume 117 - Issue 3 || 28 Minutes

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Ketamine Kids

Children requiring urgent but simple surgery is a common place phenomenon that can sometimes wreak havoc on the best planned emergency list. For this podcast we welcome back Gavin Lloyd, an Emergency Department Consultant, who talks to us about his department's paediatric sedation protocol and data featured in this edition of the BJA.

April 2016 || Volume 116 - Issue 4 || 23 Minutes

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