The importance of rare diseases is becoming evident. In the october issue of the Europen Journal of Anaesthesiology an Editorial adressed the impact of the topic and introduced the project OrphanAnesthesia.
At the same time the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Anaesthesiology initiated a section: "Anaesthesia for Orphan Diseases". This will be a platform for publishing case reports or case series regarding anaesthesia for patients with rare diseases.
The aim of these project is to improve patients safety. Especially in cases of rare diseases this safety is depending on information, but even more on provision of information. These projects will in future contribute to this ambitious aim.
The publications regarding the topic you will find here: