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highlights: access to safe anaesthesia for essential surgery is a basic human right and should be available to all patients irrespective of their ability to pay. 5 billion of the world's 7 billion people do not have access to safe, timely and affordable surgery and anaesthesia when needed the who-wf...



new anaesthesia workforce map shows huge shortages impacting 5 billion people wo




today the world federation of societies of anaesthesiologists (wfsa) officially launched a landmark online resource tool mapping the total number of anaesthesia providers worldwide. a high number of countries reported a total anaesthesia provider number of less than 5 per 100,000 population, highlig...



hospital care standards released for delivering high-quality surgical care to ol




chicago (april 6, 2017): the first comprehensive set of hospital-level surgical care standards for older adults has been released and published on the annals of surgery website in advance of print publication. the report, "hospital standards to promote optimal surgical care of the older adult," is t...



world first self-donning system for surgical gowns




image: left to right: this is a special ring around neck, temporary fixing function, tear along perforation. view more credit: osaka universityin the health care setting, there is an increasing need for a self-donning surgical gown that health care personnel can don without the need for any assist...



the challenges of equine surgery *h&h vip*




anaesthesia and analgesia (pain control) in horses have advanced considerably over the decades. undeniably, our ability to provide more effective equine anaesthesia and pain relief has made a big difference to equine health and welfare. it has also allowed increasingly complex and challenging operat...



decision support systems may improve quality of patient surgical care




chicago - physician anesthesiologists are constantly striving to improve the quality of surgical care and postoperative outcomes for patients. integrating the various sources of patient medical data they are faced with during surgery into a single dashboard view to help guide decisions during anesth...



virtual reality videos may help alleviate pre-surgical anxiety in children




a virtual reality tour of the operating room prior to anaesthesia helped reduce preoperative anxiety in children scheduled to undergo surgery who took part in a clinical trial published in the bjs (british journal of surgery).seventy children scheduled for elective surgery under general anaesthesia ...



can surgery and anaesthesia affect memory?




findings from a new anaesthesia study suggest that patients may score slightly lower on certain memory tests after having surgery and anaesthesia. in the study of 312 participants who had surgery and 652 participants who had not (with an average age in the 50s), surgery between tests was associated ...



fewer urinary tract infections seen postoperatively at acs nsqip®-participating




chicago (december 1, 2017): a new study of procedure-specific trends in postoperative complications finds that most of 10 types of operations have improved rates of surgical site and bladder infections since 2008. however, the researchers did identify an area for prompt quality improvement for anoth...



study reveals hypnosedation as an effective alternative to general anesthesia fo




new research presented at this year's euroanaesthesia congress in copenhagen, denmark shows that hypnosedation is a valuable alternative to conventional general anaesthesia.hypnosedation is a technique which combines hypnosis, conscious sedation (where drugs are used to make the patient comfortable ...



a way to objectively measure residents' surgical skills? no sweat




image: jacob quick, m.d., assistant professor of acute care surgery at the mu school of medicine and lead author of the study. view more credit: justin kelley, university of missouri healthpost-graduate physician training, known as residency, develops skills and expertise within a medical specialt...



reported penicillin allergy appears to increase the risk of surgical site infect




a study by massachusetts general hospital (mgh) investigators found that surgical patients believed to be allergic to penicillin were significantly more likely to develop surgical site infections than were patients with no documented allergy, a difference totally attributable to the alternative anti...



automation boom: india's surgical robotics market to grow 5 times by 2025




with automation swiftly picking up as a trend across sectors, india’s surgical robotics market is estimated to expand at a compound annual growth rate (cagr) of 20 per cent between 2017 and 2025 to hit the size of $350 million, compared with $64.9 million in 2016. among some of the key triggers fo...



india flouting global laws by taxing international tickets, says iata




the international air transport association (iata) today castigated india for taxing international tickets, as it asked governments to facilitate the growth of worldwide connectivity by avoiding creeping re-regulation, maintaining the integrity of global standards and addressing a capacity crisis. w...



solving the problem of surgical stainless steel




stainless steel is widely used in surgical medicine: for medical devices such coronary stents, hip-implant stems and spinal-disc replacements, and for a variety of surgical tools such as scalpels and forceps, as well as operating tables.



the race to 5g: standards




follow the latest news about 5g standards and the companies that care about them



scientific evaluation of rhino diets improves zoo




a recently published study in the journal pachyderm highlights the ongoing effort of accredited zoos to address challenges and improve the sustainability of endangered species populations in their care. the study, co-authored by scientists from san diego zoo global and mars hill university, evaluate...



researchers advise the use of anaesthesia in foetuses from 21 weeks of gestation




although the problem of whether foetuses are able to feel pain or not is still controversial, experts at the university hospital virgen del rocío in seville have recently published a study in which they confirm that from the second trimester of pregnancy, the future baby already shows signs of pain...



new findings aim to improve global medical device standard on auditory alarms




the global medical device standard iec 60601-1-8, first published in 2006, specifies safety and performance requirements for auditory alarms in medical electrical equipment and systems used in hospitals and other health-care facilities around the world. despite widespread use of these alarm sets, re...



'really worrying': anaesthetic affects children's brains




general anaesthetic might be bad for children's brains - but poverty, poor nutrition or delaying life-saving surgery is much worse, say experts.an alarming new australian study published this week linked a dose of 'general' anaesthetic with a small but significant dip in school performance and brai...



louisville's justright surgical inks licensing deal with intuitive surgical




justright surgical, a louisville-based medical device maker for pediatric surgery, on monday announced it had secured a licensing deal with california's intuitive surgical, a publicly traded maker of robotic surgical systems. financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.intuitive will utilize...



emergency medicine in space: normal rules don't apply




experts at this year's euroanaesthesia congress in geneva (3-5 june) will discuss the unusual and challenging problem of how to perform emergency medical procedures during space missions."space exploration missions to the moon and mars are planned in the coming years. during these long duration flig...



want to halt global warming and raise living standards? get efficient




enlarge/ there's more than one way to light a cat video.marco verchshare this storysome people hold the mistaken idea that the only way to solve climate change is to go back to a stone age style of living—maybe bronze age if we’re careful. while that’s not true, describing the necessary change...



thoughtworks' bahmni helps small, low-cost hospitals improve patient care




ayan pramanik  |  bengaluru  july 3, 2017 last updated at 01:18 ist



obamacare repeal-only effort falters




senators shelley moore capito, lisa murkowski, and susan collins indicated they plan to oppose the latest gop health-care push on tuesday, dealing the latest in a series of setbacks to the republican effort to dismantle the affordable care act.