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New hope for osteoarthritis patients suffering severe pain in hands

Osteoarthritis is the most prevalent arthritis worldwide and is characterised by chronic pain and impaired physical function. Millions of people across the UK suffer from debilitating hand pain due to

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Support for Derby Hospitals Charitable Trust with ICU Garden Appeal

Dräger, an international company in the field of medical and safety technology, has assisted Derby Hospitals Charitable Trust with their fundraising for an ICU Garden to give their patients access to

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Fear and anxiety for legitimate users of pregabalin and gabapentin

Health charity Pain Concern is warning that moves to restrict prescribed painkillers pregabalin and gabapentin over their association with rising death rates and mis-use would have a serious impact on

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Long-term opioid use does not increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

Opioid use is not associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease, shows a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland. Researchers did not find any risk neither for

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Acetaminophen may help reduce postoperative shivering

Administering acetaminophen, such as Tylenol, during surgery may reduce the incidence of postoperative shivering, suggests a study being presented at the Anesthesiology 2017 annual meeting. Chills and shivering are a common

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KLAS confirms the popularity of FUJIFILM SonoSite ultrasound systems

COMPANY NEWS FUJIFILM SonoSite has been named the most adopted and most considered brand of point-of-care (POC) ultrasound system in the US by independent healthcare informatics agency KLAS Research. This year’s KLAS report – Ultrasound

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Dräger wins Green Exhibitor Award at the AAGBI Annual Congress 2017

COMPANY NEWS Dräger received the Green Exhibitor Award at this year’s Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland Annual Congress for best practice in environmental sustainability. Focusing on Lung

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Virtual reality videos may help alleviate pre-surgical anxiety in children

A virtual reality tour of the operating room prior to anaesthesia helped reduce preoperative anxiety in children scheduled to undergo surgery who took part in a clinical trial published in

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FUJIFILM SonoSite strengthens European organisation

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE FUJIFILM SonoSite has restructured its direct sales and marketing activities in Europe to better serve the shifting point-of-care (POC) ultrasound market. This will provide a more consolidated voice

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Anaesthesia and surgery during infancy may impact white matter during childhood

General anaesthesia and surgery in otherwise healthy infants under the age of one year old could be associated with decreases in the amount of white matter in the brain, as