Safe Use of CPAP and PEEP During Induction of General Anesthesia
Condition: General Anesthesia Interventions: Procedure: Pressure controlled ventilation with PEEP; Procedure: Manual ventilation without PEEP Sponsor: Region Västmanland Not yet recruiting
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Authors: Best MJ, Aziz KT, Nayar SK, Patten IS, Bansal A, Huish E, Srikumaran U Abstract Objectives: Smoking has been associated with poor cuff healing and worse long-term outcomes in patients undergoing rotator cuff repair. The effects of smoking on short-term complications following open rotator cuff repair are not well defined. The purpose of this study is to analyze the effects of smoking on 30-day outcomes following open rotator cuff repair.Methods: The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program was used to identify patients who underwent open rotator cuff repair from 2011 to 20...
Conditions: Myofascial Pain - Dysfunction Syndrome of TMJ; Myofascial Trigger Point Pain; Local Anesthesia Interventions: Procedure: masseteric nerve block; Procedure: trigger point injection; Procedure: dry needling Sponsor: Erzincan University Completed
Conditions: Surgery; Anesthesia, Local; Postoperative Pain Intervention: Procedure: sphenopalatine ganglion block Sponsor: Universidade Federal Fluminense Not yet recruiting
Amid a shortage of medical-grade face masks, such as surgical masks (loose-fitting, disposable masks that block large droplets but don’t filter small particles) and N95 respirators (tight-fitting face coverings that filter out small particles), the U.S. federal government recently changed its recommendations, suggesting now that all residents wear homemade facial coverings when they have to go out. That’s a marked difference from previous federal guidance that recommended only sick people or those caring for someone who is sick wear face masks. According to newly updated guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Di...
Thoughts on the following case: Morbidly obese patient in ICU, thick neck+Covid, respiratory failure, high vent settings (20 PEEP, 70% FiO2). Called by ICU attending to exchange ETT because it becomes kinked when turning the patient prone, and randomly when turning the patient's head in certain directions when supine. Patient also with severe angioedema of the tongue, which is protruding several centimeters from the mouth, firm, immobile, making access to the oropharynx impossible. Patient... Difficult Airway - Covid, Angioedema, ETT Exchange
This review focuses on the varied applications of point-of-care ultrasound for the general anesthesiologist, and touches upon training, certification, and reporting and billing.Anesthesiology
ACS Chemical NeuroscienceDOI: 10.1021/acschemneuro.0c00146
Sinapic Acid Ameliorates Oxidative Stress, Inflammation, and Apoptosis in Acute Doxorubicin-Induced Cardiotoxicity via the NF-κB-Mediated Pathway. Biomed Res Int. 2020;2020:3921796 Authors: Bin Jardan YA, Ansari MA, Raish M, Alkharfy KM, Ahad A, Al-Jenoobi FI, Haq N, Khan MR, Ahmad A Abstract In the present study, we explored SA's activity against DOX-induced cardiotoxicity and revealed its underlying mechanisms. Male Wistar rats (weight, 190-210g; n = 6) were randomly divided into four groups: group I, normal control; group II, DOX 15 mg/kg via intraperitoneal (ip) route; group III, admi...