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Regional anaesthesia device SAFIRA® demonstrated live at Arab Health 2022

A UK technology that transforms regional anaesthesia into a single operator procedure and improves patient safety, will be demonstrated live by a renowned clinician in the field of anaesthesia at

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Anaesthesia: Double chalice breaks the blockade

Under anaesthesia, patients are often given muscle-relaxing neuromuscular blockers to make intubations easier and reduce the skeletal muscle tone during surgery. Using a drug to remove the blocking agent after

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China-wide study will boost understanding of fatal surgical complication

Older patients in hospitals across China took part in a major multi-centre open-label randomised clinical trial that showed there was no difference in post-operative delirium in older people with a

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Is surgical smoke plume the most overlooked hazard in operating theatres? New nationwide survey launched by AfPP

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has launched an anonymous survey in a bid to better understand the health risks associated with exposure to surgical smoke plume, and the policies

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Medical training takes a mental toll, but less than a decade ago

A 13-year effort to track the mental health of new doctors in their most stressful time of training shows signs that things have got better. But those first-year residents, also

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New computer modelling could boost drug discovery

Scientists from Queen’s University Belfast have developed a computer-aided data tool that could improve treatment for a range of illnesses. The computer modelling tool will predict novel sites of binding

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Book review: If in Doubt: An Anaesthetist’s Story by Keith Wilkinson

Keith Wilkinson is a consultant anaesthetist, freshly retired, who spent the majority of his career working at Noble Hospital, Isle of Man. Anaesthesia is one of the few specialties where

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Non-invasive breathing support for Covid-19 patients isn’t linked to heightened infection risk

CPAP and high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) don’t produce more air/surface viral contamination than simple oxygen therapy The use of non-invasive breathing support, commonly known as CPAP or HFNO, to treat

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Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust streamlines clinical workflow and bolsters patient care as it installs 40 new mobile imaging systems

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT) has recently installed a series of new C-arms, interventional imaging, mobile X-ray and ultrasound equipment.  The upgrades form part of over 350 installations scheduled

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Fluido Irrigation Fluid Warmer available from Central Medical Supplies

Promotional feature The Surgical Company’s Fluido® Irrigation Fluid Warmer is exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies (CMS). Warming irrigation fluids can reduce the risk of hypothermia, as