Migraine surgery claimed to reduce severity, improve functioning

The authors of a new study report have claimed that in addition to reducing headache frequency and severity, surgical treatment for migraine leads to...

SASA Congress 2018: Close of early registration

Healthcare professionals who want to attend this year’s congress of the South African Society of Anaesthesiologists has until Saturday 20 January to make use of the...

Black children face higher risk of death post surgery

A recent study “Race, Preoperative Risk Factors, and Death After Surgery” has found that black children are more than twice as likely to die following surgery than white...

Does an Exploding Brain Network Cause Chronic Pain?

A new study finds that patients with fibromyalgia have brain networks primed for rapid, global responses to minor changes. This abnormal hypersensitivity, called explosive synchronisation (ES),...

Complete handover of anaesthesia care may up complications

Complete handover of intraoperative anaesthesia care is associated with an increased risk of adverse postoperative outcomes among adults undergoing major surgery, according to a study published...

Migraine surgery produces ‘dramatic improvements’ in functioning

In addition to reducing headache frequency and severity, surgical treatment for migraine leads to significant improvements in everyday functioning and coping ability, according to a study...

Doctors urged again to participate in practice cost studies

Doctors‘ reluctance to participate in the current practice cost study (PCS) surveys could cost them dearly, possibly leading to their fees being capped at a level...

Doctors urged again to participate in practice cost studies

Doctors‘ reluctance to participate in the current practice cost study (PCS) surveys could cost them dearly, possibly leading to their fees being capped at a level...