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The emergence of Covid-19 has led to unprecedented levels of ICU occupancy and mechanical ventilator use in the UK and worldwide. With non-intensivists often...

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A remarkable success story in the making I find many things slightly odd in reactions to health progress. Whilst whizzy new diagnostic and therapeutic avenues...

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Abstract In the last article1 some of the challenges related to the acquisition and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) against the Covid-19 virus were...

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Introduction January 20th 2020 was an auspicious day for two reasons; first, two Chinese nationals staying in York tested positive for Corona virus disease 19...

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I often describe yoga as being a bit ‘magical’. As a genetics-researcher-turned-yoga-teacher, it is no surprise to me how the benefits of the ancient...

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Access to safe surgery is all but guaranteed for us in the Western world, in stark contrast to those in low income countries like...

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Limb surgery requires a bloodless field; blood needs to be shifted from the limb (exsanguination) and an arterial block created by using a pneumatic...

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It is accepted that the source of most surgical site infection (SSI) in clean elective cases is the patients’ skin microbial flora (1). Surgical...

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Waterless has recently introduced a highly effective new way to wash immobile patients that can save the NHS millions of pounds by reducing patient...

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Patients undergoing sedation and monitored anaesthesia care for diagnostic or therapeutic procedures are at a risk of airway obstruction . Sedation relaxes the tongue...