A Global Gathering for Safe AnaesthesiaPublished: 5 Dec 2017 The faces peering out of the bus windows are variously excited, apprehensive, hot, curious and tired from a day’s travel, writes Dr Hilary Edgcombe.
Transforming Child CarePublished: 27 Oct 2017 Diamedica is lucky enough to work with some remarkable medical professionals around the world. It’s why we wanted to highlight the work of Dr Ray Towey in our Guest Blog spot this month.
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.