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Next generation techniques provide clues for anaesthesia breakthrough

Next generation techniques provide clues for anaesthesia breakthrough Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have declared a breakthrough within the field of anaesthesia with the development of the first new

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Anaesthesia in Namibia: a phoenix from the ashes

Anaesthesia in Namibia: a phoenix from the ashes Judith Hall, project lead for Cardiff University’s Phoenix Project, explains why it is vital to have anaesthesia in the right place at

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The future of anaesthetic and perioperative care – have your say

The future of anaesthetic and perioperative care – have your say The National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) and the James Lind Alliance (JLA) are conducting a research priority setting

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Elderly patients often receive too much anaesthesia for endoscopy

Elderly patients often receive too much anaesthesia for endoscopy Elderly patients undergoing ambulatory gastrointestinal procedures often receive inappropriately high doses of anaesthesia at induction, researchers at Yale have found. A

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New care bundle leads to drop in death rate after emergency surgery

Four UK hospitals have achieved a huge reduction in the number of patients dying following emergency abdominal surgery, after adopting a ‘care bundle’ devised by patient safety specialists. The care

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Improving memory deficits following anaesthesia

General anaesthesia results in expended cognitive decline and memory deficits for many individuals following surgical procedure. Memory deficits can last for months and affect patient outcome and quality of life.

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The anaesthetic tea party – commitment to cleanliness

Patrick Ward takes a light-hearted approach to emphasise an anaesthetist’s commitment to cleanliness To: All anaesthetists, ODAs, ODPs, PAs, theatre and ICU staff with a commitment to cleanliness When: Every

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New care bundle leads to drop in death rate after emergency surgery

Four UK hospitals have achieved a huge reduction in the number of patients dying following emergency abdominal surgery, after adopting a ‘care bundle’ devised by patient safety specialists. The care

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Improving memory deficits following anaesthesia

Improving memory deficits following anaesthesia General anaesthesia results in expended cognitive decline and memory deficits for many individuals following surgical procedure. Memory deficits can last for months and affect patient

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New anaesthesic technique helps show cause of obstruction in sleep apnoea

A simplified anaesthesic technique may enable more widespread use of preoperative testing to demonstrate the cause of airway obstruction in patients with severe sleep apnoea, suggests a study in Anesthesia