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Inhaled nitric oxide reduces hospital stay and improves oxygenation in pregnant patients with Covid-19 pneumonia

High dose inhaled nitric oxide gas (iNO) is a safe and effective respiratory therapy for pregnant women hospitalised with severe Covid-19 pneumonia, resulting in a more rapid weaning from supplemental

OCTOBER 2022

6-8 October 2022, Beyond Covid-19: Impact & Innovation; Chennai

A host of world-class speakers will lift the curtain on cutting-edge technologies which have been developed during Covid-19 and how advancements can be made within the surgical profession in a

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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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Pulse oximeter measurements of blood oxygen levels are unreliable in assessing severity of COVID-19 pneumonia across different ethnic groups

The severity of Covid-19 pneumonia can be difficult to assess in people from different ethnic groups, due to inaccurate readings from a device that measures the level of oxygen in

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Non-invasive breathing support for Covid-19 patients isn’t linked to heightened infection risk

CPAP and high-flow nasal oxygen (HFNO) don’t produce more air/surface viral contamination than simple oxygen therapy The use of non-invasive breathing support, commonly known as CPAP or HFNO, to treat

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Global COVID-19 surgery study scoops scientific world record

A study led by University of Birmingham and Edinburgh experts has been awarded the Guinness World Records title for the world’s largest scientific collaboration – involving over 140,000 patients in 116 countries. The

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Many ICU staff have experienced mental health conditions in COVID-19 pandemic

A high proportion of staff working in intensive care units during the COVID-19 pandemic have experienced mental health conditions, according to a new study. In a study of 515 healthcare

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Study reveals huge pressures on anaesthesia and critical care workforce

New research published in Anaesthesia  shows the huge pressure that anaesthesia and critical care staff in the UK have been under throughout the winter wave of COVID-19, as newly admitted infected

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Loughborough design student helps develop ventilation hood that has the potential to save lives of COVID-19 patients

A third-year Loughborough University student has helped develop a ventilation product for coronavirus patients in intensive care. Dominic Leatherland, of the School of Design and Creative Arts, says the HCH-40

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Patients should receive COVID-19 vaccine before surgery to reduce risk of postoperative death

Patients waiting for elective surgery should get COVID-19 vaccines ahead of the general population – potentially helping to avoid thousands of post-operative deaths linked to the virus, according to a