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An analysis of the patient journey during anaesthesia

Introduction A case study by Arwinder Singh of a patient who underwent bilateral retrograde change of urethral stents following stent placement due to prostate cancer. A case study is an

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Anaesthetic cream most effective pain reliever for infant vaccinations

 Infant vaccinations are considered the best way to protect a baby from 14 serious childhood diseases. Sometimes, the pain from vaccine injections can distress infants, which contributes to hesitancy from

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Airway Emergency – Management of ‘can’t intubate can’t oxygenate’ scenario

Summary A ‘can’t intubate can’t oxygenate’ scenario (CICO) is defined as a situation when there is failed intubation and failure to adequately oxygenate using facemask ventilation or supraglottic airway device

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Progress in technology offers new opportunities for anaesthesia and respiratory market

Industrialisation and globalisation has opened new opportunities and avenues for the different sectors such as manufacturing, oil & gas, construction, healthcare, mining, automobile, aerospace, and defence. The growth of industrialisation,

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Analgesic techniques for breast and anterior chest wall procedures

Focus on acronym approach to Serratus Anterior Plane Block   Authors: Dr. Sher Mohammad1 , Dr. Sailaja Pothuneedi2, Dr. Sandeep Puppalwar 1 Consultant anaesthetist, 2 ST7 anaesthetics, 3 Clinical Fellow

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Case Report: ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction in a patient with a normal coronary angiogram

CASE REPORT A 48-year old Caucasian male presented to our hospital following a witnessed out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) was initiated swiftly. On arrival of the ambulance crew

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Six weeks in South Sudan

Birsen Gaskell is a doctor who been practising anaesthesia and intensive care in the UK since 2008. When she was younger, she fantasised about becoming an astronaut, air force pilot

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The effectiveness of screen technology as a distraction tool to alleviate anxiety during induction of anaesthesia

Zoe Ovenden and C Cassar look at the effectiveness of screen technology as a distraction tool to alleviate anxiety during induction of anaesthesia   Induction of anesthesia has been recognized as the

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Lumbar subarachnoid drain – What could possibly go wrong?

Murtuza Sikander  reports on two cases in which despite proper technique, shearing of the catheter tip did occur during a lumbar subarachnoid drain Introduction Sub-arachnoid lumbar drainage is an important and

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Innovations in training: real-time feedback to the trainer – Breaking the barriers

  In the modern era it is comparatively easy for trainers to provide feedback to their trainees via e-portfolio platforms with varying methods of assessment – from simple procedural observation