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What are the lessons from the Gosport report?

James Watts, Consultant in Anaesthesia & Critical Care, looks at the recently published report into the events that occurred at Gosport War Memorial Hospital. The recently published report into the events that occurred

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FALCO 202 EVO® Transport Ventilator – Safe and Effective Ventilation

FALCO 202 EVO® Transport Ventilator – Safe and Effective Ventilation MEDACX has launched the new FALCO 202 EVO Transport Ventilator; it combines functionality of a fully featured intensive care unit

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Vygon staff training in support of patient care

Vygon staff training in support of patient care Sales and training staff at Vygon (UK) Ltd have completed a new, extended training programme covering priority issues in acute care, infection

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BPL Medical Technologies acquires UK-based Penlon

BPL Medical Technologies acquires UK-based Penlon BPL Medical Technologies Private Ltd, an Indian medical devices company backed by global investment bank Goldman Sachs, announced in September the acquisition of Penlon

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NHS invests £3.8m in scanning equipment at new Northumbria hospital

NHS invests £3.8m in scanning equipment at new Northumbria hospital State-of-the-art scanning equipment, which is the best available in the NHS, has been installed in the new Northumbria Specialist Emergency

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37Company – Patient temperature management helps protect from perioperative hypothermia

It’s all about 37 – Patient temperature management helps protect from perioperative hypothermia The 37Company and Central Medical Supplies Ltd are fully dedicated to patient temperature management and offer a

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Interpreting ultrasound using an app

Interpreting ultrasound using an app A new app will offer health-care personnel training and experience in interpreting ultrasound images. “The threshold for the use of ultrasound is steadily being lowered,

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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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Plymouth anaesthetics department accredited by RCoA

Plymouth anaesthetics department accredited by RCoA The anaesthetics department at Derriford Hospital in Plymouth has been accredited by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) as one of the first in

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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