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First patients recruited for a new trial on chronic pain

Researchers at the Golden Jubilee National Hospital have recruited the first patients for a new trial which aims to reduce chronic pain following open lung surgery. The first patients have


More than 5 million cancer survivors experience chronic pain

More than 5 million cancer survivors in the United States experience chronic pain, almost twice the rate in the general population, according to a study published by Mount Sinai researchers


Driving regional anaesthesia forward with point-of-care ultrasound

Promotional feature Point-of-care ultrasound is playing an important role in the anaesthesiology department at Spain’s Hospital Clinic of Barcelona. Dr Xavier Sala-Blanch, pictured, Senior Doctor and Head of Section in


Only one in five doctors aware of patient feedback about their care online, survey reveals

Around one in five doctors are aware of patient feedback about themselves on review and ratings websites, according to a new survey of health professionals. Their answers also reveal that


Dilemmas and Difficult Airways: more than just anatomy

Introduction The management of the difficult airway is now quite rightly entrenched in anaesthetic practice, and relies on a pragmatic and to some degree evidence based approach which has been


Action® pressure management range available from Central Medical Supplies

The Action® pressure management range of ulcer prevention products are exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS). Action uses its unique, patented Akton® viscoelastic polymer for its pressure