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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Severe community-acquired pneumonia

J.B. Sadashivaiah and B. Carr.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

June 2009; p ublished online May 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Anaesthetics. 3145 words.

The collapsed neonate

Dr Jon McCormack.

in Oxford Case Histories in Anaesthesia

December 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2919 words.

Whilst the definitive management of a critically ill neonate involves complex therapeutic interventions delivered by teams led by neonatologists, the geography of modern living dictates...

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Heart failure: pathophysiology, risk assessment, community management and anaesthesia

Alwyn Kotzé and Simon J. Howell.

in Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain

October 2008; p ublished online August 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Clinical Medicine; Anaesthetics. 3518 words.

Postoperative shoulder surgery initiative (POSSI): an interim report of major shoulder surgery as a day case procedure†

K. Russon, A. M. Sardesai, S. Ridgway, J. Whitear, D. Sildown, S. Boswell, A. Chakrabarti and N. M. Denny.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

December 2006; p ublished online October 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2578 words.

Background. There are logistical and financial advantages to undertaking shoulder surgery in a day case setting. However, this approach is limited by postoperative pain being...

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Fundamentals of Neuroanesthesia

Edited by Keith J. Ruskin, Stanley H. Rosenbaum and Ira J. Rampil.

November 2013; p ublished online February 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 384 pages.

This resource is a comprehensive guide to neuroanesthesia that discusses neurophysiology, neuroanatomy, and neurosurgical procedures, and offers practical approaches and solutions to...

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Acute Intraoperative Blood Loss in a Jehovah’s Witness—Medical, Ethical, and Legal Issues

Myrna Kcomt.

in Anesthesiology: A Problem-Based Learning Approach

October 2018; p ublished online November 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4983 words.

The objective of this chapter is to explore the medical, ethical, and legal problems that arise when providing an anesthetic to a Jehovah’s Witness (JW) patient. The first part of the...

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Use of a ‘hospital‐at‐home’ service for patient optimization before resection of phaeochromocytoma

C. E. Emerson and A. Rainbird.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

March 2003; p ublished online March 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 1462 words.

The perioperative management of phaeochromocytoma remains a complicated anaesthetic challenge, often requiring a prolonged preoperative hospital stay or numerous outpatient clinic visits....

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Surgery for a fractured femur and elective ICU admission at 113 yr of age.

C D Oliver, S A White and M W Platt.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

February 2000; p ublished online February 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

Disability and medical dependence increase with age and as the percentage of the population over 80 yr old increases, demands on our healthcare budget will likewise grow. Clinical decision...

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Unusual consequences of heroin overdose: rhabdomyolysis, acute renal failure, paraplegia and hypercalcaemia.

R Kumar, D M West, M Jingree and A S Laurence.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 0 words.

A 29-yr-old man, known to be a heroin addict, was found at home totally unrousable, bent on his hips in the lotus position. On admission, he required frequent ventricular defibrillation,...

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Chronic pain epidemiology and its clinical relevance

O. van Hecke, N. Torrance and B. H. Smith.

Edited by L. Colvin and D. J. Rowbotham.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4049 words.


Chronic pain affects ∼20% of the European population and is commoner in women, older people, and with relative deprivation. Its management in the...

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Aged erythrocytes: a fine wine or sour grapes?

B. Cohen and I. Matot.

Edited by H. C. Hemmings.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 6340 words.

Blood transfusion saves many lives but carries significant risk of injury. Currently, red blood cell (RBC) concentrates can be stored up to 42 days. Concerns have recently been raised about...

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Acquiring organs ethically: problems and prospects

Jamie Lindemann Nelson.

in Oxford Textbook of Transplant Anaesthesia and Critical Care

October 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 9611 words.

The chief aim of this chapter is to survey and explore some of the prominent moral questions posed by human decisions and indecisions involving organ transplantation. What ought societies...

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Influence of transactive memory on perceived performance, job satisfaction and identification in anaesthesia teams

E. Michinov, E. Olivier-Chiron, E. Rusch and B. Chiron.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

March 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 3722 words.


There is an increasing awareness in the medical community that human factors are involved in effectiveness of anaesthesia teams. Communication...

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Imaging pain

I. Tracey.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4481 words.

Pain that persists or recurs for more than 3 months is defined as chronic and as such is one of the largest medical health problems in the developed world. Although the management and...

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Tracheal intubating conditions and apnoea time after small-dose succinylcholine are not modified by the choice of induction agent

M. I. El-Orbany, N. J. Joseph and M. R. Salem.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

November 2005; p ublished online September 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 2499 words.

Background. In a randomized, double-blind clinical trial, we studied the effect of different i.v. induction drugs on tracheal intubation conditions and apnoea time after...

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Compliance with an empirical antimicrobial protocol improves the outcome of complicated intra-abdominal infections: a prospective observational study

M. Guilbart, E. Zogheib, A. Ntouba, L. Rebibo, J. M. Régimbeau, Y. Mahjoub and H. Dupont.

Edited by J. P. Thompson.

in BJA: British Journal of Anaesthesia

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Anaesthetics. 4491 words.


Despite improvements in medical and surgical care, mortality attributed to complicated intra-abdominal infections (cIAI) remains high. Appropriate...

Airway and breathing management

Ashis Banerjee and Chris Hargreaves.

in A Resuscitation Room Guide

P ublished online January 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Emergency Medicine; Anaesthetics. 23288 words.

Introduction - Features of increased work of breathing - Patterns of altered breathing - Features of paediatric upper airway - Elective airway evaluation - Airway adjuncts - Face mask...

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Epidemiology of orofacial pain

Mark Drangsholt and Linda LeResche.

in Orofacial Pain

August 2009; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Pain Medicine. 2514 words.

Chapter plan - Definitions - Frequency of orofacial pain in the community - The impact of orofacial pain - Key references - Conclusion

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Anesthesia in the Military Setting

Craig McFarland, Robert H. Burch and Christopher V. Maani.

in Anesthesia Outside the Operating Room

August 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; General Anaesthesia. 10406 words.

Military anesthesia provides many unique and challenging situations, particularly in the current age of unconventional warfare. The role of the anesthesia provider has been redefined...

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Microbiology and infection control

Catherine Spoors and Kevin Kiff.

in Training In Anaesthesia

March 2010; p ublished online November 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Anaesthetics; Infectious Diseases. 9075 words.

16.1 Microbiology and infection control ...

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