Detrimental Effects of Filling Laryngotracheal Airways To Excessive Pressure (DEFLATE-P): a quality improvement initiative

This quality improvement (QI) project was performed at a single center to determine the incidence of postoperative complications associated with use of cuffed airway devices. An educational program was then co...
Source: BMC Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research

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Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Brajesh Kaushal, Sandeep Chauhan, Rohan Magoon, Nitish Naik, Ambuj Roy
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Frederic J. Baud, Vincent Jullien, Philippe-Henri Secrétan, Pascal Houzé, Lionel Lamhaut
Source: Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 3 April 2020Source: Anaesthesia &Intensive Care MedicineAuthor(s): Viyayanand Nadella
Source: Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Delayed repair, up to 2 months later, for uncomplicated infant hernia carries a small risk of incarceration but does not increase the rate of strangulation or other complications. PMID: 32243110 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: South African Journal of Surgery - Category: Surgery Tags: S Afr J Surg Source Type: research
What do you do? What do you do?
Source: Student Doctor Network - Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tags: Anesthesiology Source Type: forums
Authors: De Cassai A, Andreatta G, Boscolo A, Munari M, Navalesi P Abstract Intergroup comparability is of paramount importance in clinical research since it is impossible to draw conclusions on a treatment if populations with different characteristics are compared. While an adequate randomization process in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) ensures a balanced distribution of subjects between groups, the distribution in observational prospective and retrospective studies may be influenced by many confounders. Propensity score (PS) is a statistical technique that was developed more than 30 years ago with the purpo...
Source: Korean Journal of Anesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Korean J Anesthesiol Source Type: research
Scores came back earlier than expected. How did it go for everyone?
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We have hundreds of ortho hoods for total joints taking up space in our storerooms. In and of themselves, I don't think they offer any air filtering but clearly provide excellent protection from droplets. Would pairing those with an N95 mask be a reasonable option when taking care of actual or suspected Covid-19 patients?
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Conclusions: Atropine is a cheap, easy-to-access, safe-to-use drug for reducing CRBD symptoms, without any observed adverse effects. Since it not only reduces CRBD symptoms but also has a positive effect on postoperative pain, it can be used safely to increase patient comfort in patients receiving general anesthesia and a urinary catheter. PMID: 32235018 [PubMed]
Source: Korean Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Korean J Pain Source Type: research
Conclusions: Postoperative tramadol consumption was reduced at 48 hours in patients receiving perineural or systemic dexmedetomidine with ACB and SPB in below knee trauma surgery. PMID: 32235017 [PubMed]
Source: Korean Journal of Pain - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Korean J Pain Source Type: research
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