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MATES study published in International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

The SEARCH KSS study Maternal Temperature in Emergency Caesarean Section(MATES) has been published in the International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia. Highlights Maternal thermal dysregulation is common after emergency caesarean section. The prevalence of hypothermia is as high as 15% The prevalence of hyperthermia after emergency caesarean section is as high as 20% The mode of anaesthesia is associated with thermal dysregulation. Maternal heat loss is common in the peri-operative period. Abstract Background Temperature regulation in women undergoing emergency caesarean section…

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Getting Started in Research

Anyone can get involved in research. If you have an idea for a project then email us at searchkss@gmail.com with an outline of what you would like to look into and how we can help you. Below are instructions from NIHR on how to complete their Good Clinical Practice training. Good Clinical Practice (GCP) Good Clinical Practice (GCP) is the international ethical, scientific and practical standard to which all clinical research is conducted. The course can be accessed by clicking…

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SEARCH wins award

SEARCH KSS has won the 1st prize for best poster presentation at the Obstetric Anaesthesia Meeting in Newcastle for the MATES study into perioperative hypothermia during emergency Caesarean section. Congratulations to the presenting team!

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