Green Anesthesia Resources


Anaesthetic Gases, Climate Change, and Sustainable Practice

Assessment of Environmental Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility Reporting by Large Health Care Organizations

Atmospheric Chemistry of Isoflurane, Desflurane, and Sevoflurane: Kinetics and Mechanisms of Reactions with Chlorine Atoms and OH Radicals and Global Warming Potentials
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Balancing Infection Control and Environmental Protection as a Matter of Patient Safety: The Case of Laryngoscope Handles

The Challenge of Pollution and Health in Canada
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Climate Effect of Inhaled Anaesthetics

Coming of Age for “Green” Anesthesia: The Leading Role of Regional Anesthesia

A Comparison of Reusable and Disposable Perioperative Textiles: Sustainability State-of-the-Art 2012

Economic and Environmental Considerations During Low Fresh Gas Flow Volatile Agent Administration After Change to a Nonreactive Carbon Dioxide Absorbent

Environmental Considerations in the Selection of Isolation Gowns: A Life Cycle Assessment of Reusable and Disposable Alternatives

Estimated Global Disease Burden From US Health Care Sector Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The Future Is Now—It’s Time to Rethink the Application of the Global Warming Potential to Anesthesia

Global Anthropogenic Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 1990-2030

Global Temperature Change Potential Compared to Global Warming Potential

How Healthy Is Health Care?

“If I Had a Million Dollars…”: The Curious Incident of a City, a Forest, and Sustainable Anesthesia
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The Impact of Surgery on Global Climate: A Carbon Footprinting Study of Operating Theatres in Three Health Systems

The Imperative for Climate Action to Protect Health
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Inhalation Anaesthetics and Climate Change

IPCC AR6 Discusses the Use of the 100-Year and 20-Year Global Warming Potentials (GWPs) and Other Emissions Metrics

The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health

The Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change

Life Cycle Analysis of Cleanroom Coveralls: Reusable and Disposable

Life Cycle Assessment and Costing Methods for Device Procurement: Comparing Reusable and Single-Use Disposable Laryngoscopes
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Life Cycle Environmental Emissions and Health Damages From the Canadian Healthcare System: An Economic-Environmental-Epidemiological Analysis

Life Cycle Greenhouse Gas Emissions of Anesthetic Drugs

Pollution and Global Health – An Agenda for Prevention

Propofol Disposal in the Anesthesia Setting : Overcoming Barriers

Radiative Forcing of Climate Change

Re-Defining the 3R’s (Reduce, Refine, and Replace) of Sustainability to Minimize the Environmental Impact of Inhalational Anesthetic Agents

A Review of Single-Use and Reusable Gowns and Drapes in Health Care
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Statement on Environmental Sustainability in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine Practice

Total Intravenous Anesthetic Versus Inhaled Anesthetic: Pick Your Poison
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Why Using 20-Year Global Warming Potentials (Gwps) for Emission Targets Is a Very Bad Idea for Climate Policy

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