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Media coverage of Euroanaesthesia 2022

There were many different things competing for news during our congress this year, including of course the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, Queen Elizabeth’s 70th Jubilee celebrations in the UK, and the annual meetings of both the American Diabetes Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

Despite this, Euroanaesthesia was covered in major outlets, with coverage particularly strong in the UK. Below is a summary of the coverage, not all links are included.

Coverage of Session: Fatigue and its impact on our performance – Dr Nancy Redfern

part of session 16P5 – this session will take place during Monday, 14:00 – 15:00 in Room Amber 3

The Guardian (UK and international) Sleep-deprived medical staff ‘pose same danger on roads as drunk drivers’ | Health | The Guardian

Yahoo News (international) Doctors and nurses ‘should take nightshift power naps to keep patients safe’ (yahoo.com)

Postus (in French) – Le personnel médical privé de sommeil “présente le même danger sur les routes que les conducteurs ivres” | Santé (postsus.com)

Coverage of: Holocaust survivors may have a lower risk of post-operative delirium, Israeli study finds

Abstract: 15AP01-04 For full abstract click here and full poster click here

Jerusalem Post (Israel): Holocaust survivors may have greater mental resiliency than peers – study

News-Medical.net (international): Holocaust survivors may be at lower risk of developing post-operative delirium

Coverage of: German study links long-term exposure to air pollution before the pandemic to greater risk of severe COVID-19

Abstract COVAP02-02: For full abstract click here and for full poster click here

The Guardian (UK and international) – Severe Covid cases ‘more likely in highly polluted areas’ | Coronavirus | The Guardian

Libero Quotidiano (in Italian) – Covid, more risk of severe forms for those exposed to smog before the pandemic – Libero Quotidiano

Les Actualités (in French)Les cas graves de Covid «plus probables dans les zones hautement polluées» | Coronavirus – Les Actualites

Espanol News (in Spanish) – Casos severos de Covid ‘más probables en áreas altamente contaminadas’ | Coronavirus – Espanol News – espanol.news

Coverage of: Sugammadex – Women are not being routinely informed that a common anaesthetic may make their contraception less effective, UK doctors warn

(Abstract 09AP05-11) For full abstract click here and for full poster click here

The Guardian (UK and international)  – Women in UK ‘seldom’ told drug used in surgery can impede contraception | Women’s health | The Guardian

The Independent (UK and international) ‘Women must be told of risk common anaesthetic can pose to their birth control’ (msn.com)

Yahoo News (International) – ‘Women must be told of risk common anaesthetic can pose to their birth control’ (yahoo.com)

Les Actualités (in French)Women in the UK have “rarely” said that drugs used in surgery can hinder contraception | Women’s Health – News (lesactualites.news)

Nachtrichtend (in German)Urgent warning to all women who use contraception as a common procedure could make it less effective – News En (nachrichtend.com)

Coverage of: older patients who consume alcohol regularly report better quality of life before and after surgery

(Abstract) 13AP05-10 For full abstract click here and for full poster click here

The Times (UK and International) – heavy drinkers happier and healthier in later years

The TelegraphWomen who are partial to a tipple are happier

The Daily MailOlder people who enjoy a stiff drink may recover better after an operation than teetotallers | Daily Mail Online

Zona de Prensa (In Spanish)Older Drinkers Recover FASTER from Surgery Than Teetotalers, Study Reveals – Home (zonadeprensard.com)

Nouvelle FR (in French)Older drinkers recover FASTER from surgery than abstainers, study reveals – Noufelle FR (nouvellefr.com)

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2 replies

Kiran Jani
The presentation given by anaesthesiologist Dr Niek Sperna Weiland, Amsterdam University Medical Center. How anaesthetics harm the environment. Was interviewed for BBC world service.
2 months ago
Kiran Jani
BBC world service had a detailed interview about environmental harm from anaesthesia. Interviewed ?speaker at Euroanaesthesia 2022
2 months ago

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