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The 18 year old who Drove 720 kms to Deliver a Pizza for a Special Cause #WATWB

Tragedy struck the Morgan family when husband Rich was diagnosed with an incurable cancer with very few days left to live. As wife Julie and Rich reminisced about their younger days, they fondly remembered a pizza shop, St…

COLS - How Indian Anaesthesiologists are Educating Citizens to 'Restart a Heart'

For decades, doctors across the world have been creating and regularly updating step-by-step algorithms on how to save a life of someone who has collapsed. This matters because providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in th…

Public Awareness: What is Labour Analgesia All About?

Pain during labour is one of the most intense human pains on the pain scale. Offering safe and timely pain relief to a woman during the process of delivery should be a standard policy across all nations. Pain relief is b…

Misconceptions About Spinal Anaesthesia

Spinal anaesthesia is one of the most popular forms of anaesthesia used for various surgical procedures. However, not unlike general anaesthesia , there are plenty of wrong notions and misconceptions about this form of an…

Public Awareness: Types of Anaesthesia

In the previous 'public awareness about anaesthesia' article, I had given you a (hopefully) simple explanation about what General Anaesthesia is . Of course, that brings us to another very common question - what othe…

Public Awareness: General Anaesthesia

Over the years, many from the public have explained their impression of general anaesthesia to me. The answers range from 'You give stuff like chloroform and wait for people to regain consciousness.' to 'You put a…

How Anaesthesia Defeated Religious Beliefs to Change the World for Women

Browse through your social media timeline today and invariably there seems to be posts about how religions are under threat, either by opposing religions or often one's own followers, hellbent on changing old traditions. …