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Welcome to NOF-GAS

What is NOF-GAS?

NOF- GAS stands for Nasal Oxygen Flow Impact on General
Anaesthesia and Sedation.

This is a clinical assessment starting in October 2018, which will be
run by 3 academic foundation doctors, and supervised by Dr Vassilis
Athanassoglou - consultant anaesthetist and airway lead for Oxford
University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
This assessment aims to evaluate how Optiflow/High Flow Nasal
Oxygen influences anaesthetic/sedation choice for orthopaedic


Get involved

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Who can get involved?

We're looking for any medical students or doctors working at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre willing to collect data over a two week period. We expect this to take up roughly 5 hours of your time.

What will I need to do?

As a collaborator for this study you will
have 3 main roles:
1. Identify eligible patients
2. Manage data collection
3.Collect patient satisfaction surveys

Click here for the SOP and rules of engagement

What's in it for me?

By completing the data collection for your period you will be named as a collaborator on published work.

In addition this is a great way to show commitment to both research and an anaesthetic career on your CV.

You'll help improve patient experiences of surgery!


How to get involved

If you have any questions please feel free to get in touch with any of us:

Dr Athanassoglou:
Dr. Neal-Smith:
Dr. Gourbault:
Dr. Hopley:

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