In this issue June 2018
ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY IN CHILDREN: PROMISING, EVIDENCE-BASED MULTIDISCIPLINARY CARE
Enhanced Recovery after Surgery (ERAS) is becoming a buzz word in anesthesia. This article helps explain what it is and how it is relevant to
POSTOPERATIVE PAIN MANAGEMENT IN CHILDREN:GUIDANCEFROMTHEPAINCOMMITTEEOFTHE
EUROPEAN SOCIETY FOR PAEDIATRIC ANAESTHESIOLOGY (ESPA PAIN MANAGEMENT LADDER INITIATIVE)
Adequate pain management after surgery should be a basic right of all children. This article is an important step in the right direction.
EPIDEMIOLOGY OF GENERAL ANESTHESIA PRIOR TO AGE 3 IN A POPULATION-BASED BIRTH COHORT
This study was performed primarily in response to the recent FDA statement; however, the data are interesting for many reasons.
ESTIMATING PEDIATRIC GENERAL ANESTHESIA EXPOSURE: QUANTIFYING DURATION AND RISK
This study was also driven by the concern over neurotoxicity and anesthesia exposure. There are surprisingly few data describing how many
children have anesthesia so both these papers will be useful far beyond the neurotoxicity issue.
THE IMPACT OF GENERAL ANESTHESIA ON CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND SCHOOL PERFORMANCE:
A POPULATION-BASED STUDY
This large data linkage study finds an association between surgery in early childhood and increased risk of poor performance in some domains
of neurodevelopment. The study is consistent with other similar studies. It is another important piece of evidence; however, the issues of con-
Pediatric Anesthesia. 2018;28:481. wileyonlinelibrary.com/journal/pan © 2018 John Wiley & Sons Ltd