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Chest cavity fire during emergency cardiac surgery

2019-07-25T14:10:52+01:00

At this year’s Euroanaesthesia Congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (1-3 June), doctors present the unique case of a man who suffered a flash fire in his chest cavity during emergency heart surgery caused by supplemental oxygen leaking from a ruptured lung.

Chest cavity fire during emergency cardiac surgery2019-07-25T14:10:52+01:00

Virtual reality improves tolerance of anaesthesia procedures and reduces need for intravenous sedation by at least 50%

2019-07-25T14:15:27+01:00

Giving patients virtual reality sessions before and during locoregional anaesthesia for orthopaedic procedures substantially reduces pain and the need for intravenous sedation, according to new research being presented at this year’s Euroanaesthesia congress (the annual meeting of the European Society of Anaesthesiology) in Vienna, Austria (1-3 June).

Virtual reality improves tolerance of anaesthesia procedures and reduces need for intravenous sedation by at least 50%2019-07-25T14:15:27+01:00

Nicotine and caffeine withdrawal may lead to unnecessary suffering and testing in intensive care patients

2019-07-25T14:18:54+01:00

Nicotine and caffeine withdrawal can cause unnecessary suffering to patients in intensive care units (ICUs), and could be leading to unneeded laboratory testing and diagnostic imaging such as X-rays and MRIs, according to a systematic review of clinical and observational studies involving 483 adults.

Nicotine and caffeine withdrawal may lead to unnecessary suffering and testing in intensive care patients2019-07-25T14:18:54+01:00

Either too much or too little weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes in children aged 7 years

2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00

New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are adverse effects in children at 7 years of age.

Either too much or too little weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes in children aged 7 years2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00

Experts call for all children worldwide to receive hepatitis B vaccination at birth

2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00

Experts at this week's Global Hepatitis Summit in Toronto, Canada (June 14-17) are calling for all children globally to receive the hepatitis B vaccination at birth, as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)*.

Experts call for all children worldwide to receive hepatitis B vaccination at birth2019-06-05T16:00:35+01:00

Nine countries now on track to eliminate hepatitis C

2019-06-05T16:00:36+01:00

[Sao Paulo, 1 November 2017] New data on hepatitis C released by the Polaris Observatory*, and presented today at the World Hepatitis Summit (WHS) in Sao Paulo, Brazil shows that nine countries — Australia, Brazil, Egypt, Georgia, Germany, Iceland, Japan, the Netherlands and Qatar — are on course to eliminate hepatitis C by 2030.

Nine countries now on track to eliminate hepatitis C2019-06-05T16:00:36+01:00
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