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SonoSite Institute provides online education resource

The SonoSite Institute is a comprehensive online resource for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), designed to educate and empower healthcare professionals. Available exclusively to FUJIFILM SonoSite customers, it allows users to learn


93-year-old surgeon shares ‘Tales of the Operating Theatre’

A 93-year-old surgeon who joined the NHS in its first month has launched a new book bringing to life significant medical moments from throughout history and his 71 years in


New pain organ discovered in the skin

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have discovered a new sensory organ that is able to detect painful mechanical damage, such as pricks and impacts. The discovery is being published


Canadian researchers find ‘silent’ strokes common after surgery, linked to cognitive decline

Canadian researchers at McMaster University have discovered that covert – or ‘silent’ – strokes are common in seniors after they have elective, non-cardiac surgery and double their risk of cognitive


One in five awaiting new hip suffer acute pain

Almost 20 per cent of people awaiting hip replacements are experiencing extreme pain or discomfort, a study by the University of Edinburgh shows. Researchers also found that 12 per cent


A solid future for point-of-care ultrasound in intensive care

Promotional feature Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has become an established tool for the rapid assessment and diagnosis of patients across a variety of medical disciplines, not least in the high-octane environment


Jonathan Brüün takes up a new post as Chief Executive of the Royal College of Anaesthetists

Jonathan Brüün will be leaving his role as CEO of the British Pharmacological Society in January 2020. He will be taking up a new post as Chief Executive of the


Remove false teeth before general anaesthetic, doctors warn

False teeth need to be taken out before a general anaesthetic, doctors warn in the journal BMJ Case Reports after a 72 year old’s dentures got stuck in his throat during surgery


Temperature management expertise from Central Medical Supplies

Promotional feature Central Medical Supplies Ltd (CMS) offers a wide range of temperature management products, from a number of different companies, which continue to be available via the NHS Supply


17-18 October 2019, 2nd International Anaesthetic and Critical Care Conference for Peritoneal Malignancy; Manchester

International audience update on clinical and anaesthetic critical care for peritoneal tumour surgery. This conference has been accredited by the Royal College of Anaesthetists for 10 CPD Credits. Topics covered