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CoVent-19 Challenge finalists revealed

More than 200 teams from around the world have submitted designs for a rapidly deployable, minimum viable ventilator as part of a hackathon hosted on GrabCAD.com, with round one ending

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SAFE training programme improves knowledge and skill of anaesthesia providers in low-income settings

New research findings highlight the effectiveness of the Safer Anaesthesia from Education (SAFE) training programme in improving the knowledge and skill of anaesthesia providers in low-income settings. Published in Anaesthesia

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Experts unite to provide multidisciplinary guidance for safe tracheostomy care

Experts from across healthcare, including anaesthetists and intensive care staff, have teamed up to provide new multidisciplinary guidance for safe tracheostomy care during the Covid‐19 pandemic. With the Covid‐19 pandemic

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Anaesthesiology residents supply emergency PPE to intensive care units and emergency rooms

Two anaesthesiology residents at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, USA, have launched a non-profit dedicated to designing, manufacturing and donate high-quality emergency personal protective equipment

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Anaesthesiologists use 3D printing and VR to prepare for lung operation on young girl

An anaesthesia team in Israel has become one of the first to use three-dimensional (3D) printing and virtual reality (VR) to produce an exact model of the airway of a

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Anaesthesiologists provide elective surgery checklist for patients during Covid-19 pandemic

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is providing post-Covid-19 pandemic guidelines so that patients know when it’s safe to have surgery. ASA President Mary Dale Peterson explained: “Physicians, hospitals and

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Anaesthesiologists launch CoVent-19 Challenge to boost ventilator design

A dozen anaesthesiology residents based in Boston have launched eight-week hackathon the CoVent-19 Challenge, hosted on GrabCAD.com, to design a rapidly deployable, minimum viable mechanical ventilator for patients with Covid-19-related

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17,000 doctors and nurses training during COVID-19 using virtual simulation technology

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals worldwide have an urgent need for doctors and nurses. Huge numbers of retired doctors and nurses have been called up – 20,000 in the

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IMI Precision Engineering teams adapt to meet demand increase for ventilator components

IMI Precision Engineering has undertaken a rapid adaptation of its Switzerland-based manufacturing capability to meet the urgent requirement for more ventilator units from the life sciences marketplace. Production of the

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Team communication App deployed free of charge to help NHS and wider care sector amid COVID-19

With tens of thousands of retired medics asked to return to work and a quarter of a million volunteers needed to help the NHS through the coronavirus crisis, OurPeople has developed a