Are we correctly treating invasive candidiasis under continuous renal replacement therapy with echinocandins? Preliminary in vitro assessment

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

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Ramachandran Gopinath, Sangineni K S Dhanalakshmi, Kiran Tejavath, Polapally VenuIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(6):453-455
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
This article describes the challenges in CPPs during COVID-19 pandemic and the use of telemedicine as the rescue management vehicle for CPPs in current scenario.
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Intrathecal dexmedetomidine is more efficacious as compared to intravenous dexmedetomidine, due to favourable outcomes in terms of increased duration of postoperative analgesia and reduced rescue analgesic requirement.
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Regional techniques for pain management in emergency laparotomies are less preferred, therefore, opioids are the mainstay. Lack of experience is essentially not the primary reason for regional techniques not gaining popularity. Pain management in this group needs a thorough re-evaluation.
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: ITM 5 μg/kg provides better intraoperative and postoperative analgesia and reduces postoperative PCA fentanyl requirement in laparoscopic donor nephrectomy compared to TAP block or intravenous fentanyl.
Source: Indian Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsThis trial does not support the use of dexamethasone prior to intrathecal morphine for PONV prophylaxis in Cesarean delivery.Trial registrationwww.clinicaltrials.gov (NCT01734161); registered 27 November, 2012.
Source: Canadian Journal of Anesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Occlusion of these catheters occurs at a very high rate, and the catheter embolus might be composed of clotted blood, plasma, and/or fibrin.
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusion: Pain decreased the second day after cardiac surgery compared to day 1. Paracetamol was the most prescribed analgesic; however, there was an underutilization which might be affected by insufficient pain reporting. Future improvement could focus on multimodal pain management and proper communication of pain experience.
Source: Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Source Type: research
Continuous epidural analgesia (CEA) using local anesthetics is frequently used to control herpes zoster pain and prevent postherpetic neuralgia (PHN). However, few studies have been conducted to determine the efficacy of epidural drugs administered as CEA to manage PHN. This retrospective study was designed to evaluate the effectiveness of CEA with ropivacaine alone or with ropivacaine and fentanyl for controlling pain caused by PHN. We reviewed the medical records of 71 patients. We studied 2 groups: epidural ropivacaine (ER; CEA with ropivacaine alone; nā€Š=ā€Š44) and epidural ropivacaine and fentanyl (Epidural ropivaca...
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Observational Study Source Type: research
(University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus) Researchers at the University of Colorado College of Nursing and the School of Medicine Department of Anesthesiology at the Anschutz Medical Campus found that the use of nitrous oxide (N2O) as a pain relief option for individuals in labor is safe for newborn children and laboring individual, and converting to a different form of pain relief such as an epidural or opioid is influenced by a woman's prior birth history and other factors.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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