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Gas anaesthesia vs. injected anaesthesia

The purpose of anaesthesia is to ensure a pain-free surgical procedure, regardless of how the patient is exposed to it. Doctors use several different types of anaesthesia, depending on the

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Rising scope of general anaesthesia drugs

Use of general anaesthesia drugs has rapidly increased, owing to a large number of people undergoing surgeries in the world. Moreover, an increase in the geriatric population around the world

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Cavendish Medical Column – New NHS pension contributions are to go ahead

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on the revised rates you need to know NHS doctors will pay revised pension contribution rates following the government consultation which ended in January – but the

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Why compounding pharmacies have a critical role to play in the future of personalised medicine

Author Rizvan Faruk Batha MPharm, Superintendent Pharmacist and Director of Operations at Specialist Pharmacy, discusses how compounding pharmacies have a critical role to play in the future of personalised medicine,

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Anaesthesia machines – Making surgeries and life pain-free

Before anaesthesia, sedating a patient was a very difficult and tedious task. The sedating agents like chloroform were dangerous and had long-term side effects. Anaesthesia made sedation easy but it

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Anaesthetist in Focus – Dr Emad Fawzy

Dr Emad Fawzy is a consultant anaesthetist at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City in Abu Dhabi. Before that he was a consultant in the UK. He completed his training and obtained

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Suxamethonium – Friend or foe? Focus on ‘saying goodbye to suxamethonium’

Enzymology of cholinesterase and its relevance to peri-operative medicine Choline is an important nutrient and the main source of which includes diary products such as eggs, meat and milk. Humans

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Cavendish Medical Column – Tax payment scheme deadline looming

Dr Benjamin Holdsworth on how to apply for tax charge help If you would like the government to pay a tax bill caused by breaching annual pension savings limits in

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Anaesthetist in Focus – Dr Arop Kual

Dr Arop Kual is currently working as an anaesthesiologist in Francistown Academic Hospital and running day care surgeries at Bots Plus Care Clinic and City Medical Centre in Francistown, Botswana.

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Smoke inhalation injury: Clinical presentation and management

Sher Mohammad and authors look at smoke inhalation affecting airways, with a brief focus on carbon monoxide and hydrogen cyanide poisoning   Smoke inhalation injury is a major determinant of