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Critical Care Challenges; Spinal cord injuries and their management on the intensive care unit

Simon Hill, ST7 Anaesthetics and ICM at the Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, looks at the challenges of dealing with spinal cord injuries   Clinical problem A 43-year-old male motorcyclist

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Breakthrough rehab treatment comes to Neurokinex Watford

PROMOTIONAL FEATURE The Neurokinex specialist neurological activity-based rehabilitation centre in Watford is now offering the unique Reeve NeuroRecovery® Network-accredited Wide Pulse Stimulation (WPS) protocol to clients with spinal cord injuries.

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Have you requested your NHS pension statement?

MONEY MATTERS Simon Bruce, CEO of Cavendish Medical, on why you should check your figures carefully on your NHS pension   In Autumn every year, the NHS Pensions Agency issues letters detailing doctors’ annual

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EUROSPINE’s best in show

Get acquainted with three of the six abstract submissions for EUROSPINE 2017, which have been elected as Best of Show and will be presented in the respective session; The Best of Show and Award

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Surgeons meet with a focus on trauma and tumour

President of DWG 2017 Cristian Knop welcomes colleagues and delegates to the German Spine Congress 2017, in Stuttgart, taking place from 30 November to 2 December 2017 Dear colleagues and

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Money Matters: Are you paid what you should be?

Money Matters Simon Bruce, CEO of Cavendish Medical, on the pay slip mistakes that could also impact your pension We have recently uncovered several cases where consultants are on the

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Money Matters: Does your CEA mean more tax to pay?

Simon Bruce on the CEA reward that could become a tax headache Doctors who have recently received a Clinical Excellence Award (CEA) tell us that the recognition is worth more

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Generating improvement in spinal cord injuries

The use of oligodendrocyte progenitor cells to treat spinal cord injuries has shown promising results in early clinical trials at Rush University Medical Center in the USA, offering new hope

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New beds at RNOH spinal cord injury centre will significantly reduce waiting times

Construction has begun on the expansion of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital’s London Spinal Cord Injury Centre in Stanmore The service run by the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) is

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Whiplash prognosis: what is the role of pathology?

Physiotherapist Chris Worsfold talks to Spinal Surgery News about identifying and managing risk factors for poor recovery following whiplash injury There are scores of animal, human cadaver and computer simulation