College of Anaesthesiologists

Recommendations for Peripheral Nerve Blocks

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MSA/CoA, AMM Annual Scientific Congress 2020
MyAnaesthesia 2020: Quality, Safety, Availability
26 - 29 March, 2020
Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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19th February 2020

The Organising Committee of the Annual Scientific Congress of the Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists and the College of Anaesthesiologists, AMM, with much regret and consideration, has decided to postpone the Congress which has been scheduled for 26th to 29th March 2020 at the Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. This is in light of the growing concerns on COVID-19 epidemic. This decision is taken in the best interest of participants, faculty and congress partners.

Please note that the new date is 23rd to 26th July 2020 (Thursday to Sunday). The venue shall remain as Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and look forward to you joining us for the ASC on this date.

Take care and stay healthy.

Yours truly

Professor Dr Marzida Mansor
Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists
Dato' Dr Jahizah Hassan
College of Anaesthesiologists

Presentation of Plaques to Hospitals accredited by College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland
29th April 2019 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Malaysian Guidelines for the Peri-operative Care of Adults with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

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Applications Open for 2018 WFSA New Delhi Thoracic Anaesthesia Fellowship

Dear Colleagues,

Applications are invited for two thoracic anaesthesia fellowship positions at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Rajinder Nagar, New Delhi, India.

The anticipated start dates of the fellowship are July 2018 and January 2019 and the duration of training will be six months.

The closing date for applications is 4th December 2017. Successful applicants will be notified before the end of January 2019.

Full details are available on the WFSA website

First Council meeting (7 Aug 2017)

Links to Protocols and Guidelines

The College of Anaesthesiologists, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia noted that the 
Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland has the following protocols and guidelines:

1. Management of Local Anaesthesia Toxicity

2. Malignant Hyperpyrexia Crisis

WFSA Fresenius Kabi Anaesthesia Innovation Awards 2017 Announced

The WFSA and Fresenius Kabi are delighted to launch a unique innovation development awards programme which identifies and supports the development of innovations that have the potential to transform the field of anaesthesia and improve patient safety worldwide. The project is a three year project, with one award given per year until 2020.

Encouraging applications from around the world, the WFSA Fresenius Kabi Anaesthesia Innovation Awards will identify innovations in the field of anaesthesia which have the potential to benefit patients worldwide. Innovations can relate to anaesthesia, critical care or pain and be:

• A new product/ device
• An IT innovation
• A new techniques or solution of a problem
• An innovation in education or training in anaesthesiology

The full announcement, together with the eligibility criteria and application details can be found here

Deadline for applications: 15th October 2017


24th Annual Conference of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine and 
3rd Biannual Conference of Association of SAARC Critical Care
Conference: 7-9 March, 2018 Hotel Ramada & Hotel Clarks
Workshop: 10-11 March, 2018 K N Udupa auditorium, IMS, BHU, Varanasi

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11th International Symposium on Pediatric Pain (ISPP) 2017

6th World Congress of TIVA-TCI 2018
15th-18th August 2018, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Total Intravenous Anaesthesia for Paediatrics - A Practical Guidebook (1st Edition)

Total Intravenous Anaesthesia for Paediatrics
A Practical Guidebook (1st Edition)

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Inter Facility Transport of the Critically Ill Patients

Inter Facility Transport of the Critically Ill Patients

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Dantrolene Stock in MOH Hospitals


  1. Hospital in need to contact the Head of Department or Anaesthetist on call for permission to loan the stock.
  2. Hospital to then send officer to collect the dantrolene from pharmacist or doctor on call.
  3. Hospital to later issue a memo to acknowledge that the dantrolene will be replaced on a later date.
[ Dantrolene Availability by State and Hospital - PDF, 97 KB ]


Guidelines for the Management of Obese Patients Coming for Surgery
April 2016
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Recommendations for Sedation and Analgesia by Non-Anaesthesiologists
December 2012
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Guidelines on Infection Control in Anaesthesia (May 2014)
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Recommendations on Pre-Anaesthetic Assessment (Revised 2014)
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Recommendations for Patient Safety and Minimal Monitoring Standards 
During Anaesthesia and Recovery (4th Edition) 2013

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Total Intravenous Anaesthesia
using target controlled infusion

A pocket reference
2nd Edition

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