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Good ol’ Metronidazole … friend or foe ?

Metronidazole is a Nitroimidazole derivative that has been used as an antibacterial and antiprotozoal agent for more than 45 years. It was originally indicated for the management of infection caused


Study in Kenya shows link between chronic pain and glutamate consumption

Preliminary research from a small pilot study carried out in Meru, in eastern Kenya, shows a link between chronic pain and consumption of glutamate, a common flavour enhancer found in


Are orthopaedic patients outside the US more durable to pain compared to patients in the US?

American patients undergoing orthopaedic surgical procedures report higher pain intensity scores compared to patients undergoing similar procedures in 13 European and non-European countries. American patients received more treatments for pain,


Can over-the-counter pain medicine influence thoughts and emotions?

Over-the-counter pain medicine such as Ibuprofen and acetaminophen may influence how people process information, experience hurt feelings, and react to emotionally evocative images, according to recent studies. Examining these findings


15 March 2018, Airway Leads Day; London

Overview The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) and the Difficult Airway Society (DAS) are delighted to announce the third Airway Leads Day to be held at the Royal College of Anaesthetists on Thursday 15


Launch of national guidelines for tracheal intubation and airway management in critically ill patients

The Difficult Airway Society in collaboration with the Royal College of Anaesthetists, the Intensive Care Society and the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, has published new national guidance on the insertion of life-saving breathing tubes