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The May–June issue of BJHM includes editorials looking at the medical needs of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, and how we can overcome issues relating to avoidable harm in the NHS. Our reviews cover the ethical considerations relating to the recent pioneering porcine cardiac xenotransplant, anaesthesia for free flap surgery for head and neck cancer, and how best to manage frailty in people with human immunodeficiency virus. We also have a roundtable discussion on the challenges facing cancer care and its safe delivery.
The education and training article looks at how best to support teachers in clinical settings in terms of faculty development, and a quality improvement article looks at a project that improved the weekend spinal ward round in a major trauma centre.
Case reports include that of a young woman with breast cancer coexisting with granulomatous mastitis, and a patient with a Stanford type A aortic dissection that presented as an acute inferior myocardial infarction, with many more available online.
The perioperative medicine in a nutshell article discusses one lung ventilation and the anaesthetic and critical care dilemma discusses whether volatile anaesthetics or total intravenous anaesthesia should be used for neuroanaesthesia.