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Routine testing for COVID-19 can make surgery safer

Routine testing patients for COVID-19 before major surgery could reduce the risk of respiratory complications and save lives, a new study reveals. Researchers working together around the world found that

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Anaesthetic management for a patient with morbid obesity

Arop Kual, senior anaesthetist at the Princess Marina Hospital in Botswana, and authors,  share a case report to address the important key issues relevant to peri-operative anaesthetic management of the

EVENTS OCTOBER 2020

5-6 October 2020, International conference and exhibition on surgery and anaesthesia; Lisbon

OLC International is organising the International Conference and Exhibition on Surgery and Anaesthesia from 5-6 October, 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. This global gathering of researchers, innovators, and expert surgeons are designed to connect

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Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery

Ultrasonic surgery reduces pain and swelling after chin surgery For patients undergoing plastic surgery of the chin (genioplasty), the use of ultrasonic “piezosurgery” equipment reduces trauma, pain, and swelling, compared

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Smokers and passive smokers require more anaesthetic for operations

Smokers and passive smokers require more anaesthetic for operations Euroanaesthesia research reveals smokers and passive smokers need higher doses of painkillers and anaesthetic than non-smokers during surgery Research published at

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Painkillers before oral surgery fail to ensure relief

Painkillers before oral surgery fail to ensure relief Giving drugs before surgery to reduce postoperative pain is nothing new. With today’s widespread misuse of prescription drugs for post-operative pain, using

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Joined-up care needed for high-risk surgical patients

Joined-up care needed for high-risk surgical patients The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) has shared its vision for the future of high-risk perioperative healthcare provision across the UK. Speaking at

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Joined-up care needed for high-risk surgical patients

Joined-up care needed for high-risk surgical patients The Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA) has shared its vision for the future of high-risk perioperative healthcare provision across the UK. Speaking at

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Joined-up care needed for high-risk surgical patients

Joined-up care needed for high-risk surgical patients Health experts at the event highlighted the scale of the unmet need for the high-risk surgical patient and the future principles for a