Spinal anesthesia for Cesarean delivery in women with COVID-19 infection: questions regarding the cause of hypotension
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Publication date: Available online 9 July 2020Source: Anaesthesia Critical Care &Pain MedicineAuthor(s): Hélène Charbonneau, Ségolène Mrozek, Benjamin Pradere, Jean-Nicolas Cornu, Vincent Misrai
A 73-YEAR-OLD MAN (weight 69 kg, height 175 cm) was transferred to the authors ’ critical care unit with respiratory and acute renal failure secondary to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection. His past medical history included hypertension, diabetes, and previous stroke, from which he had made a full recovery. The patient was treated with mechanical ventilation and p eritoneal dialysis. He was recruited into the hydroxychloroquine arm of the RECOVERY (Randomised Evaluation of COVID-19 Therapy) trial.
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Critical care facilities around the world are on the front lines of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Intubation is necessary to maintain many critical patients in the ICU, but too often obtaining an airway proves to be challenging. In some patients, in...
R Chawla, SB Shah, A PahadeIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(8):735-737
Sohan Lal Solanki, Raghu S Thota, Rakesh Garg, Jigeeshu V DivatiaIndian Journal of Anaesthesia 2020 64(8):738-738
Authors: Suri A, Sindwani G PMID: 32721984 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]