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The Society for Intravenous Anaesthesia - a forum for information, education and debate about intravenous anaesthesia.

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"Propofol: Murder, Mayhem and Mercy" - a presentation by Prof Steven Shafer, Stanford, USA (SIVA ASM 2017, London)

New TIVA guidelines

Anaesthesia (AAGBI)

The new joint AAGBI-SIVA guidelines for the safe practice of total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA) are now published and available online:

TIVA guidelines (Anaesthesia)

This guideline was developed jointly by SIVA and AAGBI. The authors include Dr A F Nimmo (past SIVA president) and Prof A R Absalom (current SIVA president).

Donation to Lifebox


The 2014, 2015 and 2016 Annual Scientific Meetings generated a modest surplus. Accordingly, SIVA has made a contribution to fund 10 Lifebox packs with income from each meeting as proposed and agreed at the committee meeting and subsequently endorsed by the members present at the AGM.

Read on the Lifebox website how the money was used