Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

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Unit profile


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.

UKÄ subject classification

  • Anesthesiology and Intensive Care

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

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