Category list : Theatre/perioperative
Stories with this category.
The first ever randomised trial to investigate why some patients develop infections after hip or knee replacement surgery, and which type of surgical revision treatment is best, has begun in the UK.
A theatre nurse and union activist has won a marginal seat in the West Midlands at last week’s general election.
Many casualties from the Manchester attack ended up in theatre, cared for by experienced nursing staff like Mari Hopley, a senior staff nurse in anaesthetics and recovery at Stepping Hill Hospital.
Directors of nursing plan for a major incident but hope it will never happen.
Measuring functional impairment might be a better tool for postoperative pain assessment in older patients than asking them about their pain levels, suggest German researchers.
The drug ketamine does not lower levels of pain or reduce the need for pain-killing opioid drugs in the days after an operation, according to US researchers.
A hospital nurse and a senior nurse involved in commissioning, both with their own children, explain their experiences of the terrorist incident that shook Manchester on Monday night.
An experienced recovery nurse has been elected as the new mayor of Ipswich in Suffolk.
As a student nurse I got used to being thrown in at the deep end and to starting a ward placement on nights with just an agency staff nurse or ending up in charge of wards at weekends. We were a pair of hands, counted in the numbers and were expected to hit the ground running.
Theatre nurse seeking to become a Midlands MPSubscription
A theatre nurse and union activist is hoping to win a marginal seat in the West Midlands at the general election next month.