Comparison of flow pressures in different 3-way infusion devices: an in-vitro study.

In this study, we aim to determine the pressures generated in common 3-way infusion devices, using simple low-cost equipment available and currently in use in the operating theatre environment. Methods: We compared three different common and commercially available 3-way infusion devices that allowed multiple infusions through one cannula in vitro. One with anti-siphon valves, one without valves, and serial extension sets with side ports connected in series. An invasive blood pressure transducer was used to monitor line pressure. Seven different infusion rates were used to simulate different infusions. Results: 3-way infusion devices with anti-siphon valves have 5.5 times the infusion pressures compared to devices without valves (P 
Source: Patient Safety in Surgery - Category: Surgery Authors: Tags: Patient Saf Surg Source Type: research

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CRNAs will continue to push to replace anesthesiologists as evident by the recent ridiculous AANA statement. Frankly, what AANA claims disgusts me, but at the same time, I am very disappointed to see that ASA is not responding in any meaningful way. This gives me very little hope regarding the future of the specialty, and makes me think that I chose the wrong field. I chose Anesthesiology because I loved the clinical aspect of it. I always knew the issues regarding CRNA, but did not know it... To young attendings: Do you regret choosing anesthesiology?
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I'm in this position now making changes to my 4th yearschedule and would like any suggestions. I currently have my home anesthesia, 1 away, medicine AI, ICU elective, cardiology elective, and emergency med (all required). I already have sleep med (planning to change, heard from 4th years it's not that good), ICU procedures (essentially night shift, 4th years said it's ok), and online anatomy. I'm thinking of adding online radiology but I still need some more stuff. I'm currently looking at... 4th year electives for anesthesia
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I mean I'll find out after doing a sub-i in each one but I am going to be doing a subi in anesthesia, 1 in medicine, and 1 in ob/gyn. Based on your experience in anesthesia and you perception of its future direction, would you recommend anesthesia or 1 of the other 2?
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ConclusionThe hemorrhoidal dearterialization technique presents good results, with light and easy-to-resolve complications and little postoperative pain.ResumoIntroduçãoO tratamento da doença hemorroidária pelas técnicas convencionais cursa com significante redução da qualidade de vida do doente, principalmente relacionada à dor pós-operatória e ao considerável tempo de afastamento do trabalho. A técnica de desarterialização hemorroidária associada à mucopexia retal é uma opção cirúrgi...
Source: Journal of Coloproctology - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Conclusion: The decision-to-delivery interval was ≤ 15 min in most women, suggesting that optimised organisation ensures short decision-to-delivery interval independently of the anaesthetic technique performed. As general anaesthesia was associated with worse neonatal outcomes, our results support the early insertion of an epidural catheter whenever there is any potential concern that an emergency caesarean section may be required.
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2019Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care Medicine, Volume 20, Issue 6Author(s):
Source: Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: June 2019Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care Medicine, Volume 20, Issue 6Author(s):
Source: Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
This article looks at the common, rare, and serious side effects of tramadol.
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This study aims to evaluate the efficacy and safety of esophageal ESD under GA. Methods: A total of 227 lesions from 198 consecutive patients with superficial esophageal neoplasms treated by ESD at 3 Japanese institutions between April 2011 and September 2017 were included in this retrospective study. For ESD, GA and deep sedation (DS) were used in 102 (51.5%, GA group) and 96 patients (48.5%, DS group), respectively. Results: There were no statistically significant differences in age, sex, or comorbidities between the groups. In the GA group, the tumor size was larger (21 [3-77] mm vs. 14 [3-63] mm, p
Source: Clinical Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Endosc Source Type: research
Commentary on "Efficacy of Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection of Esophageal Neoplasms under General Anesthesia". Clin Endosc. 2019 May 23;: Authors: Choi SI, Park JC PMID: 31117338 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Clinical Endoscopy - Category: Gastroenterology Tags: Clin Endosc Source Type: research
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