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Adjuvant chemotherapy in patients 80–89 years of age with non-small cell lung cancer

Ozden Altundag, Mehmet Ates, Mustafa A. Atik and Kadri Altundag.

in European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery

December 2005; p ublished online December 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Professional Development in Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 370 words.

Adverse Event Prevention and Management

Patrick J. Guffey and Martin Culwick.

in Quality and Safety in Anesthesia and Perioperative Care

September 2016; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care. 5026 words.

Adverse events are an unfortunate reality of caring for patients in our current healthcare system. Preventing and mitigating these events are an important part of quality improvement....

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Airway management in the intensive care unit

Lillian L. Emlet.

in Trauma Intensive Care

May 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Critical Care; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Anaesthetics. 3605 words.

Airway management in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) requires a systematic, comprehensive approach to manage the anticipated and unanticipated difficulties that arise from critical illness...

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Anaesthesia

David Warwick, Roderick Dunn, Erman Melikyan and Jane Vadher.

in Hand Surgery

March 2009; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Surgery; Anaesthetics. 2141 words.

Local and regional anaesthesia 88

Pharmacology of local anaesthetics 88

Toxicity of local anaesthetics 90

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Anaesthesia and critical care for patients with HIV infection

Jeremy Prout and Banwari Agarwal.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2005; p ublished online August 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics. 2653 words.

Since the first report of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia and mucosal candidiasis in previously healthy individuals in the USA in 1981, the pandemic of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)...

Anaesthesia equipment and monitoring in day surgery anaesthesia

Jan Jakobsson.

in Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Operating Department Practice. 1828 words.

• Day case anaesthesia and office-based anaesthesia should be performed with adequate delivery and monitoring equipment in accordance with national guidelines. • All equipment and monitoring devices...

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Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

Jan Jakobsson.

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care; Operating Department Practice; Communication Skills; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 118 pages.

This practical online reference provides an overview of the scope of day surgical anaesthesia and features simple and ready-to-use suggestions for the selection of drugs, techniques and...

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Analgesia for primary hip and knee arthroplasty: the role of regional anaesthesia

Calum R.K. Grant and Matthew R. Checketts.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

April 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics. 4049 words.

Analgesics in day case surgery

Jan Jakobsson.

in Anaesthesia for Day Case Surgery

May 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Peri-operative Care. 6261 words.

• The day case patient is to leave the hospital within hours following surgery; thus special emphasis must be placed on providing adequate pain management throughout the perioperative course as well...

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Anesthesia Care for Kidney Transplant Recipients

Ibtesam Hilmi, Ali Abdullah and Raymond Planinsic.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Anaesthetics. 1899 words.

Renal transplantation (RT) provides a better quality of life and improves patient survival for up to 70% for the first 5 years when compared to 30% survival for patients on dialysis....

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Anesthetic Management for Chronic Pain Surgery

Josemaria Paterno and Jason Stewart.

in Surgical Pain Management

February 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Pain Medicine; Anaesthetics; Surgery. 5102 words.

As pain procedures become utilized more frequently for various pain states, it is important for the anesthesiologist to be aware of the various types of surgery offered, the anesthetic...

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Anesthetic Management of Pancreatic Transplant Recipients

Ibtesam A. Hilmi, Ali R. Abdullah and Raymond M. Planinsic.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Anaesthetics. 889 words.

Peri-operative care and anesthetic management of pancreatic transplant recipients (PTx) is very much dependent on the presence or absence of comorbidities and the severity of end-organ...

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Aortic cross-clamping phase of cardiopulmonary bypass is related to decreased microvascular reactivity after short-term ischaemia of the thenar muscle both under intravenous and volatile anaesthesia: a randomized trial

Aleksandra Biedrzycka, Maciej Kowalik, Rafał Pawlaczyk, Dariusz Jagielak, Dariusz Świetlik, Wiktor Szymanowicz and Romuald Lango.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

November 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; History of Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 5434 words.

OBJECTIVES

The purpose of the present study was to assess, by near-infrared spectroscopy with an INVOS oximeter during the vascular occlusion test (VOT), the...

Aortic stenosis and non-cardiac surgery

Jane Brown and Nicholas J Morgan-Hughes.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

February 2005; p ublished online February 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics. 2876 words.

Goldman and colleagues identified severe aortic stenosis as a risk factor for perioperative cardiac complications in non-cardiac surgery in 1977. 1 Furthermore, they emphasized that this...

Aortic valve replacement and coronary revascularization in paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria

Karsten Knobloch, Artur Lichtenberg, Rainer G. Leyh and Jörg Schubert.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Medicine; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 1593 words.

Cardiac surgery in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH), which is an acquired hemolytic anemia associated with thrombocytopenia and an abnormal susceptibility to venous...

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Aortic valve surgery

M Barnard and B Martin.

in Cardiac Anaesthesia

P ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Cardiothoracic Surgery. 3209 words.

Aortic stenosis - Aortic regurgitation (AR) - Surgical essentials and therapeutic options - TOE essentials - Practice points - Further reading

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An Approach to Anesthesia for Liver Transplantation

Charles Boucek.

in ICU Care of Abdominal Organ Transplant Patients

January 2013; p ublished online August 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Transplant Surgery; Critical Care; Anaesthetics. 3967 words.

Liver transplantation has evolved from an experimental procedure to a life-saving therapeutic option for patients with end-stage liver disease (ESLD). The procedure remains challenging from...

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Aspirin-like defect in platelet secretion on a patient undergoing cardiac valve and coronary graft surgery. Perioperative management

Roberto JuliÁn, Joaquín J. Valdunciel, José A. Sastre and Clemente Muriel.

in Interactive CardioVascular and Thoracic Surgery

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Anaesthesia; Cardiothoracic Surgery; Cardiovascular Medicine. 1383 words.

We show the case of an adult male with a previous diagnosis of an ‘aspirin-like’ defect in platelet secretion responses scheduled for cardiac valve surgery. Perioperative management and...

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Assessment and anesthesia for thoracic surgery

Joanna Chikwe, David Tom Cooke and Aaron Weiss.

in Cardiothoracic Surgery

January 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Cardiothoracic Surgery; Anaesthetics; Peri-operative Care. 7219 words.

Anesthetic considerations - Single-lung ventilation - Thoracic analgesia - Risk assessment - Pulmonary assessment - Flexible bronchoscopy - Rigid bronchoscopy - Esophagoscopy -...

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Assessment of suitability for lung resection

Gerard Gould and Adrian Pearce.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

P ublished online June 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Peri-operative Care; Anaesthetics. 2515 words.