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Six weeks in South Sudan

Birsen Gaskell is a doctor who been practising anaesthesia and intensive care in the UK since 2008. When she was younger, she fantasised about becoming an astronaut, air force pilot

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17-19 August 2016 – Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival 2016

17-19 August 2016 – Edinburgh Anaesthesia Festival 2016 Local, national & international speakers delivering topical lectures on a wide variety of anaesthesia, intensive care & pain medicine subjects over 3

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Nepal earthquake victims benefit from ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia

Nepal earthquake victims benefit from ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia Point-of-care ultrasound technology proved vital to the Nepal disaster relief effort according to a consultant anaesthetist who travelled to the country to

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New brain monitor makes sure you’re really under anaesthesia

New brain monitor makes sure you’re really under anaesthesia Scientists in Australia have created a world-first device that monitors changes in brain activity during surgery to detect if someone is

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Paving the way to ever-safer anaesthesia

Paving the way to ever-safer anaesthesia Researchers at Lancaster University have made a breakthrough with a safer anaesthesia which could help prevent patients suffering stress to the body and from

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Intravenous induction versus gaseous induction in paediatric patients

Intravenous induction versus gaseous induction in paediatric patients Operating department practitioner Arwinder Singh provides an overview of intravenous versus gaseous induction in paediatric patients to assist the anaesthetic team in

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Knowledge and skills in setting up videolaryngoscopes

Knowledge and skills in setting up videolaryngoscopes Emily Pallister, Achuthan Sajayan and Cyprian Mendonca conducted a survey among operating departmental practitioners at a teaching hospital, looking at ODP training in

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Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep

Forget counting sheep – therapy could help chronic pain sufferers get a good night’s sleep Research conducted at the University of Warwick indicates that chronic pain sufferers could benefit from

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Bite block or not?

Bite block or not? A case study by Usamah Kidwai and colleagues on their experience of using reinforced laryngeal mask airways The laryngeal mask airway (LMA) revolutionised anaesthetic practice when

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RA-UK provides guidelines for supervision of patients during peripheral regional anaesthesia

RA-UK provides guidelines for supervision of patients during peripheral regional anaesthesia Regional Anaesthesia UK was asked by its members to give more specific guidance regarding an anaesthetist’s presence throughout regional