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Study finds that brain structure and presurgical cognitive performance should be considered for assessing risks and treatment for elderly surgical patients

A study published in Anesthesiology found that elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), as well as normal elderly undergoing surgery, experienced increased levels of brain atrophy beyond what is

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New guidance from the General Medical Council

New guidance from the General Medical Council will prevent doctors entering into contracts or agreements that seek to stop them raising concerns about poor quality care. Niall Dickson, Chief Executive

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NHS and other healthcare organisations to start using safer connectors, says NPSA

Under new guidance from the National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA), from April 1, 2012, all NHS and other healthcare organisations are to begin using safer connectors when performing spinal (intrethecal)

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New study supports mixed lipid emulsion to reverse toxicity of local anaesthetics

A new study in Anesthesiology found that the type of lipid emulsion used to reverse toxicity of local anaesthetics may make a difference in effectiveness of the reversal. The study