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Do you want to be the face of AfPP’s social media in 2021?

Does your perioperative team go above and beyond to encourage and develop a supportive and positive culture within your immediate team or with the department as a whole? If yes,


Vygon signs exclusive agreement with Medovate to distribute regional anaesthesia device

Vygon Group, a group specialising in single-use medical devices, and Medovate, a medical device company dedicated to the development and commercialisation of innovative medical technologies, recently announced that they have


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


Does general anaesthesia increase the risk of dementia?

There are concerns that exposure to general anaesthesia during surgery may contribute to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s disease. To investigate, researchers compared exposure to general anaesthesia versus regional anaesthesia


Fluido® AirGuard warming system available from Central Medical Supplies

Promotional feature The 37Company’s innovative Fluido® AirGuard blood and fluid warmer system is exclusively available in the UK from Central Medical Supplies (CMS). A specialist in the area of patient


ENG4NHS: A new organisation to help the NHS and other not-for-profit healthcare organisations

Prof Peter J Ogrodnik is the course director for the MSc in Medical Engineering Design at Keele University and is a founder of the ENG4NHS project. Here, he talks to


A limitation of ultrasound-guided techniques for lung cancer resection surgery in a patient with chest drainage: A case report

Authors S Laxman, L Yamanouchi and C Ong present the case of a patient presenting for lung cancer surgery, with a clinical condition affecting the efficacy of ultrasound, which influenced


Yoga and meditation reduce chronic pain

A mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) course was found to benefit patients with chronic pain and depression, leading to significant improvement in participant perceptions of pain, mood and functional capacity, according


One-day caudal epiduroplasty using normal saline for failed back surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis – A retrospective study

Rafik Sedra, an advanced pain trainee from Oxford school of anaesthesia, and Dr Pradeep Desai, chronic pain consultant at Wexham Park Hospital, discuss their research – a retrospective study and