Media releases 2014

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October 16 Anaesthetists tackle the "Titanic" problem of smoking and surgery
October 16  Stop smoking before your operation, anaesthetists urge
October16   New Zealand leads the way in helping patients stop smoking
October 10  Anaesthetists tackle smoking patients (Australia)
October 10 Anaesthetists tackle smoking patients (NZ)
September 19  The fascinating history of anaesthesia: From biting the bullet to pain-free surgery
September 7   Mental illness complicates chronic pain treatment, conference hears
September 5 Childhood and family conditions carry risk of chronic pain in adults, new findings from a twin family study reveal
August 17 Allergic reactions to common hospital antiseptic rising, meeting hears
August 7  Australian patients help find the key to good health after anaesthesia 
July 24 Protecting patients from chronic pain - how anaesthetists can help
July 18   Australia's foreign medical aid second to none, meeting hears
July 3  Getting back to basics: easing pain with paracetamol in the emergency ward 
June 20  Delirium after anaesthesia can lead to dementia, meeting hears
June 9 Obesity increases risks when having surgery
May 13

ANZCA welcomes medical research investment

May 8  ANZCA welcomes new president Genevieve Goulding
May 7 Controlling pain key to healing war wounds
May 7 Is it possible to fight cancer with anaesthesia?
May 6 Laughing gas gets the all clear at last
May 4 Chronic pain after surgery - who is at risk and how can it be prevented? 
April 17 Book explores intensive care in Australia
April 14 

Nurses and anaesthesia - caution urged

April 2 Aspirin before surgery - risks revealed
March 23 Anaesthesia and the newborn - more research needed
March 4 Virginia McMillan wins 2013 ANZCA Media Award for pain story


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