Introduction new president The 37Company: Johan Tigchelaar


I am honoured that I have been requested to fill the shoes of both Peter de Jong and Luc van Schil as the new president of The 37Company per end of January 2017.

Did you know? NICE Clinical Guidelines contains recommendations about temperature settings


The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) provides national guidance and advice to improve health and social care. In December 2016, the NICE Guidelines reviewed the evidence on measuring temperature, warming patients before induction of anaesthesia and warming patients after induction of anaesthesia.

Must read | Clinical Evidence Outgassing


Air injection is carefully avoided during IV solution administration; however, ambient air is dissolved in all liquids used for intravenous therapy. Recently the monthly journal ‘Anesthesia & Analgesia’ published an interesting paper about the phenomenon ‘outgassing’.