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How does anaesthesia affect the brain in older adults and children?

How does anaesthesia affect the brain in older adults and children? Recent studies by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) looked at the differences in the way common anaesthetics affect the brains

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Identifying children at risk for sleep-disordered breathing prior to surgery

Identifying children at risk for sleep-disordered breathing prior to surgery Knowing which risks may come into play before or during surgery is especially important where children are concerned. Implementation of

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Surgical anaesthesia in young children linked to effects on IQ and language development

Surgical anaesthesia in young children linked to effects on IQ and language development Children who receive general anaesthesia for surgery before the age of 4 have diminished language comprehension, lower

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Emergency doctors can treat paediatric pain without a needle

Children in emergency departments can safely be treated for paediatric pain from limb injuries using intranasal ketamine, a drug more typically used for sedation, according to the results of the

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Emergency doctors can treat paediatric pain without a needle

Children in emergency departments can safely be treated for paediatric pain from limb injuries using intranasal ketamine, a drug more typically used for sedation, according to the results of the first