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New and improved drug to counter spinal anaesthesia blues during C-sections

In a recent study published in Chinese Medical Journal, researchers from China have settled the debate on one important aspect of refining the C-section: the choice of drug to counteract the


New ways to describe spinal anaesthesia, contra-indications and complications – and why spinal blocks sometimes fail

Sher Mohammad and others look at different approaches to performing spinal anaesthesia    The tale of spinal anaesthesia According to history, Hippocrates (470-400BC) discovered for the first time “water of


The Ottawa Hospital study shows benefits of spinal or epidural anaesthesia over general anaesthesia for leg artery bypass surgery

A new study by researchers at The Ottawa Hospital shows that people who had surgery to improve blood flow in their legs under spinal or epidural anaesthesia were less likely to die