Category list : Theatre/perioperative
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A nurse with a lifelong career in surgical care has been honoured by the UK’s oldest surgical royal college.
A new anaesthetic formula that makes bad-tasting medicine taste nice has been developed by Australian researchers, who say it has the potential to make it easier to treat sick children.
Deep brain stimulation aims to improve motor performance and quality of life in people with Parkinson’s disease, and reduce the need for medication
Peri-operative nurses face events, such as patient deaths, that often cause emotional distress, but there are tools available to help them cope. This article comes with a handout for a journal club discussion
At the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast, patients waiting for heart surgery attend a pre-operative education session. This initiative won the Surgical Nursing category in the 2017 Nursing Times Awards
Operating theatres may soon with two suturing devices that could provide a new alternative to hand stitching, according to those behind the new technology.
Next week will see the first national awareness day to specifically mark specialist staff who work in hospital operating theatres.
Staffing levels at independent acute hospitals are generally good but a review of provision by the Care Quality Commission has found not all nurses have the specialist skills they need.
This article reviews the essentials of nursing care for patients with external ventricular drains. It comes with a self-assessment, enabling you to test your knowledge after reading it
Older adults who are also frail are twice as likely to experience delirium following elective surgery than others of an older age, a new review by Canadian researchers suggests.