Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

Organisational unit: Division

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care


Anesthesia and intensive care is a medical speciality and an academic subject comprising four areas: general and regional anesthesia, intensive care, pain treatment and critical emergency medicine. The speciality is one of the cornerstones of modern health care and involves around 600 employees, of which 90 physicians, at Skane University Hospital. The subject is taught at the medical program mainly during the fourth and sixth year. The department provides popular projects for bachelor and master's theses, arranges courses for residents and provides teachers for special nurse training.


The research has during the last decades formed within groups within the fields: head injury, cardiac arrest, sepsis, respiratory failure in the new born, mechanisms governing blood volume, malignant hyperthermia, acute kidney replacement therapy, blood coagulation, epidemiology of intensive care and bacterial flora in the severely ill.

Recent research outputs

Haywood, K. L., Pearson, N., Morrison, L. J., Castrén, M., Gisela Lilja & Perkins, G. D. 2018 Feb 1 In : Resuscitation. 123, p. 22-37 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Dahlberg, S. & Ulf Schött 2018 Jan 24 In : Journal of Diabetes and Treatment. 2018, 1, 6 p., JDBT-138

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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