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.
Virtual reality improves tolerance of anaesthesia procedures and reduces need for intravenous sedation by at least 50%admin2019-07-25T14:15:27+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).
Nicotine and caffeine withdrawal may lead to unnecessary suffering and testing in intensive care patientsadmin2019-07-25T14:18:54+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.
Either too much or too little weight gain during pregnancy is associated with adverse outcomes in children aged 7 yearsadmin2019-06-05T16:00:35+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.
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 at Global Hepatitis Summit in Toronto discuss using infected organs to help with
Young adults are less likely to buy sugar-sweetened beverages that include health labels, particularly those with graphic warnings about how added sugar can lead to tooth decay, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
This year’s World Kidney Day, on the same day as International Women’s Day (Thursday 8 March) will highlight how women are more likely to donate kidneys than men.
[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.
A session at this year’s Euroanaesthesia congress in Geneva (3-5 June) will focus on the unusual and challenging problem of how to perform emergency medical procedures during space missions.