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9-12 August 2018, AfPP Residential Conference; York

To celebrate 60 years since AfPP founder Daisy Ayris was first inspired to establish the organisation during her visit to The Association of periOperative Registered nurses (AORN) in the US,


Children exposed to general anaesthestic have poorer development, literacy and numeracy scores

The new finding published in April in Pediatric Anesthesia, is based on a data-linkage study of over 210,000 children in New South Wales, Australia. The 211,978 children included in the study were born


Managing chronic pain with light

Scientists from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) Rome have now identified a special population of nerve cells in the skin that are responsible for sensitivity to gentle touch and


No evidence that anaesthesia in young children lowers intelligence

A Mayo Clinic study finds no evidence that children given anaesthesia before their third birthdays have lower IQs than those who did not have it. A more complex picture emerges