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Cesarean section: Local anesthetic reduces need for painkillers post-op

...killers, according to Cochrane Researchers. The researchers recommend local anaesthetics as part of integrated pain management strategies for Caesarean section oper...ount for around a quarter of all births in the US, Canada and the UK. Local anaesthetics can be given, in addition to general or regional anaesthetics, to help mana...

Medical study shows epidurals and spinal anesthetics are safer than previously reported

... The largest ever prospective study [1,2] into the major complications [3] of epidurals and spinal anaesthetics published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia today (Monday 12 January 2009) concludes that previous studies have over-estimated the risks of seve...

joimax(R) Revolutionizes Spine Surgery With the Launch of Newest and Fully-Endoscopic Product Innovations to Treat Spinal Canal Stenosis

...thesia - however, this causes bigger tissue damage and may result in instability of the spinal column. "With our new method the patient is under local anaesthetics and via a fingernail-like cut the minimal access to the stenosis is enabled. Surrounding tissue is hardly damaged and thanks to new endoscopic reamers...

Half a Million Dollars Offered for GPs With Expertise in Anesthetics and Obstetrics

...f we don't attract the full three, if we only get a GP with one or two, then the grant goes down accordingly," Mr Speirs told Sky News. "Without anaesthetics we run a very big risk of losing our obstets out of our hospital and that would be a serious blow to our community. "Most patients would have to...

Anaesthetics may Cause Brain Disorder in Elderly

...ientist in the US has reiterated that some general anaesthetics used in long operations may cause brain disorders/...ool, US, found that halothane and isoflurane - two anaesthetics that are inhaled - and the injected drug propofol cause symptoms of brain disorder. These anaesthetics encourage the clumping of proteins in the brain th...

Eyelash transplantation – for the beauty conscious folks!

...f the scalp and 30-40 hair follicles are removed. These follicles are meticulously sewn one by one on to the person’s eyelids. Mild sedation and local anaesthetics are used. This transplant costs around $US3000 ($A3960) per eye. Though the procedure was initially restricted to people who had suffered burns o...

Get Into Bed And Sleep Like A Baby

...hem. The device is reported to have a 90 percent success rate in clinical trials and was also tried in patients who have been administered general anaesthetics and in emergency departments for patients having trouble breathing. People who have been using the device feel that it is a boon to their problem...

A Cheap Device to Stop Snoring from New Zealand

...ption through GPs. He said the device had a 90 percent success rate in clinical trials and was also being tried with patients undergoing general anaesthetics and in emergency departments for patients having trouble breathing. According to research, there are over 200 million people in Organisation for...

Red hair connected with anaesthesia

... red hair need more anaesthesia// to make them lose consciousness. Although anaesthetics have been in use for well over a century, we understand surprisingly little... redheads. The researchers believe that the link between red hair and anaesthetics lies in the melanocortin system. Those with red hair have a specific varian...

Memory deprivation after operations

...ose that occur in dementia, have been found on anaesthetic exposure in animal studies. Further study into the genetic susceptibility of some people to anaesthetics is ongoing at the University of Leicester, UK. ...
Anaesthetics in Medical Technology

Shingles Pain Treatment Will Benefit More Patients

...sters may be cut to size. Patients under 18 years: Not recommended. Contra-indications: Hypersensitivity to active substance, any excipients, or local anaesthetics of amide type (e.g. bupivacaine, etidocaine, mepivacaine and prilocaine). Warnings and precautions: Do not apply to inflamed or injured skin (e.g. act...

European Union's CHMP Issues Positive Opinion on Sugammadex

...iologists greater control over muscle relaxation, in a way that has never been available to us before," said Professor Rajinder Mirakhur, Professor of anaesthetics at The Queen's University of Belfast, Northern Ireland, a principal investigator in the sugammadex clinical trials program. "The drug allows us to rev...
Anaesthetics in Biological News

Chloroform provides clue to 150 year old medical puzzle

... One of the earliest general anaesthetics to be used by the medical profession, chloroform, ... puzzled doctors for more than 150 years how such anaesthetics actually work. A discovery described as true se...offer the opportunity to design new generations of anaesthetics without harmful side effects. We take general a...
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