Archive: Anaesthetics

You and Your Anaesthetic

This leaflet gives basic information to help you understand the treatment that may be offered to you by your anaesthetist. It is to be used as a reference for any...

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Lumbar Puncture information

Lumbar puncture is a procedure performed in hospitals to look for meningitis, small brain bleeds and other neurological disorders. It is needed as brain scans and other tests sometimes cannot...

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Keeping warm before, during and after an operation

Keeping warm before, during and after surgery is important, because it can reduce postoperative complications. If you are very cold (temperature <36 degrees) you may be at greater risk of:...

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