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Pain treatment using human stem cells a success

Stem cell therapy shown to relieve extreme pain in mice is now moving towards human trials.   Human stem cells and “pain-killing neurons” have successfully relieved chronic pain in mice.

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AfPP’s new careers-focused publication launched to celebrate Florence Nightingale’s 200th anniversary

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched a brand-new publication as part of its celebrations for the bicentenary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. The new careers-focused publication, Innovations, People and Practice (IPP),

EVENTS NOVEMBER 2020

22-24 November 2020, Difficult Airway Society 2020; Birmingham

DAS ASM meetings are held annually in the month of November. Please visit their website for details about this year’s event and to register your interest: http://das2020.co.uk/  

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Regional anaesthesia plays a crucial part in ERAS programmes

Promotional feature ERAS (Enhanced Recovery after Surgery) programmes use the combination of a multidisciplinary approach with technologies such as ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks to reduce opioid use following