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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

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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

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The changing face of anaesthesia

Promotional feature Standard operating procedures are now commonplace in many commercial and industrial environments, but do they have a place in patient care? With constant pressure on healthcare providers to

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One for all – standardising medical equipment

Promotional feature Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) is widely used in hospitals across the country. However, as these systems are often shared between departments, and consultants may work at more than one

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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

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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

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Smiths Medical launches new Level 1 convective warmer

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Smiths Medical, a leading global medical device manufacturer, has recently launched Level 1® – a new convective patient warmer. The Level 1 convective warmer is designed to prevent

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Key performance indicators to enhance quality of anaesthetic care with feedback system: A local DGH experience

Dr Neha Singal and Dr Manoj Sharma develop a database for reviewing the quality performance of anaesthetists at the medium-sized district general hospital Luton and Dunstable hospital in the UK.

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Lignocaine at a glance: Focus on toxicity and its management

Introduction Nils Lofgren introduced lignocaine in 1943 and his colleague Bengt Lundqvist first used it on himself. It is commercially available since 1948 under different names such as xylocaine and

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General anaesthesia for forceps delivery in an obstetric patient with Hermansky Pudlak syndrome

Avinash Aswath and others describe a case study of a pregnant patient with Hermansky Pudlak syndrome (HPS) who had a general anaesthetic for forceps-assisted vaginal delivery    Summary Hermansky Pudlak syndrome