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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

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Chemotherapy pain could be eased by jetlag drug

Painful side effects from chemotherapy and cancer medicines could be tackled with a drug that eases the effects of jetlag, research suggests. The drug, melatonin, appeared to prevent pain caused

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The classification of chronic pain as a condition and what it means for policies and healthcare systems

“If you manage pain, you manage the healthcare system” was the key message from the Societal Impact of Pain plenary session that met at the EFIC Congress in Copenhagen in

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Improving the efficiency and safety of regional anaesthesia with point-of-care ultrasound

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Ultrasound guidance is proving invaluable for the regional neurosurgical centre at the Salford Royal Hospital, helping to improve safety, save time and enhance the patient experience. Jim Corcoran,

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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

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Filling the gap in ultrasound training

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE FUJIFILM SonoSite continues to lead the way in ultrasound training and education, helping clinicians to develop and maintain their practical skills in a variety of disciplines. Learning a

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Consider sleep – and caffeine – to reduce postoperative pain

Sleep is essential for good mental and physical health, and chronic insufficient sleep increases the risk for several chronic health problems. Now, a new study focuses in on the role