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International Hero of Hope Award for University of Warwick pain management expert

An expert in pain management from the University of Warwick has been recognised for her commitment and research in supporting patients with chronic pain diseases with an international award. The


Switching from general to regional anaesthesia may cut greenhouse gas emissions

Switching from general to regional anaesthesia may help cut greenhouse emissions and ultimately help reduce global warming, indicates a real life example at one US hospital over the course of


Fujifilm Sonosite launches new point-of-care ultrasound system with adaptable form factor

FUJIFILM Sonosite, Inc., specialists in developing cutting-edge point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) solutions, and part of the larger Fujifilm Healthcare portfolio, has announced the launch of the new Sonosite PX ultrasound system. Sonosite PX


Lego builds anaesthesia skills according to new study

Lego could be used as a practical tool to train doctors in anaesthetic skills according to new research that has shown a simple task using the building bricks can help


How do we disconnect from the environment during sleep and under anaesthesia?

During sleep and under anaesthesia, we rarely respond to such external stimuli as sounds, even though our brains remain highly active. Now, a series of new studies by researchers at


AfPP enters partnership with online mental health and wellbeing service to provide its members with support

The Association for Perioperative Practice (AfPP) has gone into partnership with Big White Wall, an online mental health and wellbeing service. Big White Wall offers anonymous, safe 24/7 peer and


ECT in the time of COVID

Dr Karen Butler and Dr Jim Watts, both consultants at East Lancashire NHS Trust, Blackburn, Lancashire, discuss electro convulsive therapy services during the COVID-19 pandemic Electro convulsive therapy (ECT) is


Further evidence does not support hydroxychloroquine for patients with COVID-19

The anti-inflammatory drug hydroxychloroquine does not significantly reduce admission to intensive care or death in patients hospitalised with pneumonia due to covid-19, finds a study from France published by The BMJ recently.


Welcome to a world where point-of-care ultrasound is no longer a tool, but rather a partner for clinicians

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE Inspired, informed and improved by thousands of hours working side-by-side with clinicians on the front lines of medicine, Sonosite PX point-of-care ultrasound system delivers the most advanced image