Keeping safety centre stage in surgeryPublished: 8 Sep 2017
We are delighted to introduce Janet A Dewan, PhD CRNA, of Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Janet is our guest blogger this month and gives a frank account of the challenges faced by medical professionals working in low resource settings.
Rewarding work in AnaesthesiaPublished: 7 Aug 2017
Diamedica is delighted to introduce an anaesthetist called Hodo Aided from Al-Hayat teaching hospital in Somaliland. In her blog she describes some of the reasons she loves her job so much.
It’s not a bomb – honest!Published: 23 Jun 2017 Anaesthetist Dr Malcolm Savidge shares some of the challeges he faced in Nepal - not least his airport obstacles.
An anaesthetist’s adventure beginsPublished: 26 May 2017
In the first of a two part Guest Blog, anaesthetist Malcolm Savidge prepares to travel to Nepal for the first time.
The place for draw-over anaesthesiaPublished: 24 Apr 2017
Most of my colleagues today in the West have little or no experience of draw-over anaesthesia, writes Michael Carter. I saw an Epstein Mackintosh Oxford Ether vaporiser on elective in Nepal in 1976. At the end of my house jobs in Warwick I asked to do a year in Anaesthetics, and got the job without any interview. 15 months later I returned to Nepal with my Primary and Diploma, and used the EMO. I carried two empty E-size oxygen cylinders from Pokhara to Kathmandu for refills.