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High frequency stimulation in pain medicine

High frequency stimulation in pain medicine Due to disease-related changes in their brain, pain patients often suffer from an impaired tactile ability in their hands. In a pilot study conducted

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NHS providers are facing significant challenges on both finance and operational performance

NHS providers are facing significant challenges on both finance and operational performance NHS providers – both trusts and foundation trusts – are facing significant challenges on both finance and operational

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Patients, staff and NHS organisations to have their say on first national whistleblowing policy

Patients, staff and NHS organisations to have their say on first national whistleblowing policy People working in the NHS who raise concerns about poor quality care will receive more support

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Intravenous induction versus gaseous induction in paediatric patients

Intravenous induction versus gaseous induction in paediatric patients Operating department practitioner Arwinder Singh provides an overview of intravenous versus gaseous induction in paediatric patients to assist the anaesthetic team in

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Knowledge and skills in setting up videolaryngoscopes

Knowledge and skills in setting up videolaryngoscopes Emily Pallister, Achuthan Sajayan and Cyprian Mendonca conducted a survey among operating departmental practitioners at a teaching hospital, looking at ODP training in

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7–10 September 2016 – ESRA Congress 2016

7–10 September 2016 – ESRA Congress 2016 Join us for the 35th Annual ESRA Congress (ESRA 2016) and gain access to an outstanding scientific programme focusing on the latest and

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First program of its kind offers advanced pain management fellowship to certified registered nurse anaesthetists

First program of its kind offers advanced pain management fellowship to certified registered nurse anaesthetists As the first programme of its kind in the United States, an advanced pain management

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The contribution of the anaesthetist to risk-adjusted mortality after cardiac surgery

The contribution of the anaesthetist to risk-adjusted mortality after cardiac surgery A study undertaken on behalf of the Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthetists (ACTA) looked at survival after cardiac surgery of

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Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from

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Paediatric patients prescribed more opioids than needed for pain after surgery

Paediatric patients prescribed more opioids than needed for pain after surgery Although it is not uncommon for paediatric patients to be prescribed opioids to treat certain types of moderate to