Bibliographical noteFunding Information:
RM is the Chair of the Vascular Anaesthesia Society of Great Britain & Ireland (VASGBI), a member of the Chief Investigator scheme of the Perioperative Medicine Clinical Trials Network (POMCTN) and holds/has held grants from the National institute for Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA); the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the David Telling Charitable Trust.
SE chairs the systematic review group of the European Society of Intensive Care (ESICM), is a Cochrane editor, a member of the Data Use Committee of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, has lectured and chaired panels on noninvasive ventilation (unsupported), has patents with Medtronic and has received funding from Zoll, Astra-Zeneca, Artisanpharma, Eisai and from the Israel Ministry of Health, National Institute for Health Policy Research, and Hebrew University Research and Development authority.
- continuous positive airway pressure
- postoperative complications
- randomised controlled trial