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Grantham, Dennis - - 2011
Borshoff, D. - - 2011
Tak, C.V. - - 2011
Borshoff, D. - - 2011
Weightman, W.M. - - 2011
Mishra, S. - - 2011
Ramaswamykanive, H. - - 2011
We present a case study of a severe episode of iodine toxicity following povidone-iodine wash with clinical manifestations of cardiovascular collapse, metabolic acidosis, renal failure and seizures. Povidone-iodine has been used as a medical antiseptic and disinfectant since 1952. Iodine toxicity secondary to povidone-iodine use is rare. Iodine toxicity is ...
Eastwood, G.M. - - 2011
Intensivists frequently prescribe oxygen therapy for critically ill patients, however little is known about how intensivists manage oxygen therapy, or what factors influence their decisions. We surveyed intensivists listed on the Australian and New Zealand Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group database to investigate how intensivists report their approach to ...
Zubek, L. - - 2011
The awareness of local practice of end-of-life decisions in accordance with the law and ethical principles is essential for intensive care physicians in all countries. The first step for the required social dialogue is to investigate local practice. We performed the first Hungarian survey with the aim of better understanding ...
van Mook, - - 2011
The Competency-Based Training program in Intensive Care Medicine in Europe identified 12 competency domains. Professionalism was given a prominence equal to technical ability. However, little information pertaining to fellows' views on professionalism is available. A nationwide qualitative study was performed. The moderator asked participants to clarify the terms professionalism and ...
Chooi, C.S.L. - - 2011
Negative or harsh words such as 'pain' and 'sting' used to describe sensations prior to potentially painful procedures have been shown to increase pain. We aimed to determine whether the reporting of pain and its severity is affected by the way it is assessed during anaesthesia follow-up after caesarean section. ...
Potgieter, D.W. - - 2011
Novices can be quickly and easily taught to ultrasonographically measure optic nerve sheath diameter as a noninvasive surrogate for intracranial pressure. One intensive care unit senior medical officer, one junior intensive care unit registrar, one junior neurosurgery trainee and two registered nurses, all ultrasound novices, were given a four-hour workshop ...
Teo, J.H. - - 2011
There is little information about analgesia use or pain experienced in children after neurosurgery. The aims of this study were to assess the degree of pain experienced by children after neurosurgery and the analgesic regimens used, and to identify factors associated with significant pain. Data for 52 children who underwent ...
Kugler, Y. - - 2011
Dantrolene is known to have a low solubility in water. Studies have demonstrated that it dissolves more rapidly in warm water. However, the overall benefit of warming has not been measured. This study evaluated the overall time benefit of warming. The first step was to measure how long it took ...
Llompart-Pou, J.A. - - 2011
Drainage of cerebrospinal fluid by means of external lumbar drainage (ELD) is controversial in the adult population with traumatic brain injury. We report our experience with ELD in the treatment of post-traumatic high intracranial pressure (ICP) and the results of the long-term follow-up in these patients. We undertook clinical evaluation ...
Allen, M.L. - - 2011
The Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) Intensity Scale was developed to distinguish trivial from clinically important PONV perioperatively and has been validated in a general surgical population. This study aimed to assess the scale in gynaecological surgery patients. Seventy-three patients undergoing gynaecological surgery were included. Interviews occurred at four and ...
Hara, K. - - 2011
To aim of this study was to compare the feasibility and efficacy between two techniques of ultrasound-guided lateral femoral cutaneous nerve with or without locating the nerve. The study enrolled 106 patients undergoing knee surgery who received 5 ml of 1% mepivacaine immediately under the inguinal ligament 1 to 2 ...
Samra, T. - - 2011
Ondansetron is a potent antiemetic and a competitive antagonist at serotonin receptors, which are also involved in modulation of pain. This study was designed to assess the effect of systemic ondansetron on sensory and motor block after subarachnoid anaesthesia with hyperbaric bupivacaine. Sixty patients undergoing transurethral resection of bladder tumours ...
Clarke, J.P. - - 2011
This study prospectively audited 3339 peribulbar and 2688 sub-Tenon's eye blocks in an Australian teaching hospital with regard to the occurrence of adverse events. Complications were classified into three groups: ocular complications directly due to the eye block technique, systemic medical complications possibly associated with block technique and adverse events ...
Wang, H. - - 2011
This study assessed the performance of Sequential Organ Failure Assessment, Logistic Organ Dysfunction Score and Multiple Organ Dysfunction Score in outcome prediction in severe sepsis. A total of 528 consecutive patients with a diagnosis of severe sepsis were enrolled from two surgical intensive care units of university hospitals in China. ...
Ho, K.M. - - 2011
Mortality of patients with critical bleeding requiring massive transfusion is high. Although hypothermia, acidosis and coagulopathy have been well described as important determinants of mortality in patients with critical bleeding requiring massive transfusion, the risk factors and outcome associated with hypocalcaemia in these patients remain uncertain. This cohort study assessed ...
Joffe, A.M. - - 2011
The second-generation air-Q[R] intubating laryngeal airway is a newer commercially available supraglottic airway device. In this retrospective review, we describe our initial clinical experience of 70 insertions. The ease and number of insertion attempts, airway leak pressure, device positioning, duration of use, success of fibreoptic-aided intubation and oropharyngeal morbidity were ...
Weller, J.M. - - 2011
Assessments are a major factor in the life of anaesthesia trainees, and the impact of assessments on learning is widely acknowledged. Assessment format can have a significant impact on how trainees learn and the extent to which they reach the goals of the curriculum. The assessment format can affect approaches ...
Baker, P.A. - - 2011
Airway complications are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality in anaesthesia (1). Effective management of a difficult airway requires the timely availability of suitable airway equipment. The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists has recently developed guidelines for the minimum set of equipment needed for the effective management ...
Phillips, C. - - 2011
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