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Opioid-free anaesthesia

What are the advantages and disadvantages of opioid-sparing anaesthesia and analgesia? In this video, Dr John Wittle helps us find out.

In this step, Dr John Whittle, Consultant in Anaesthesia, Perioperative and Critical Care at UCLH and Associate Professor of Perioperative Medicine at UCL, discusses the evidence base behind opioid-free and opioid-sparing anaesthesia and analgesia, and how these techniques can be used in a variety of surgical procedures.

After watching the video, continue to the next step where you will explore these techniques in more detail.

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