Perioperative management of patients with pulmonary hypertension undergoing non-cardiothoracic, non-obstetric surgery: a systematic review and expert consensus statement.

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The risk of complications, including death, is substantially increased in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) undergoing anaesthesia for surgical procedures, especially in those with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and chronic […]

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Effectiveness of intubation devices in patients with cervical spine immobilisation: a systematic review and network meta-analysis.

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Cervical spine immobilisation increases the difficulty of tracheal intubation. Many intubation devices have been evaluated in this setting, but their relative performance remains uncertain.MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Library were […]

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Lung recruitment in the prone position after cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled study.

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Atelectasis after cardiac surgery is common and promotes ventilation/perfusion mismatch, infection, and delayed discharge from critical care. Recruitment manoeuvres are often performed to reduce atelectasis. In severe respiratory failure, recruitment […]

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Direct Visualization of the Dural Puncture Site During Lumbar Spine Surgery Performed Under Spinal Anesthesia: A Case Report.

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Spinal anesthesia (SA) has been utilized for lumbar surgical procedures; however, postdural puncture headache (PDPH) and subdural hemorrhage (SDH) are potential consequences. We present the case of a 76-year-old with […]

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Perioperative Management of an Adult Patient With Myoclonic Epilepsy With Ragged Red Fibers Syndrome: A Case Report.

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Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF) syndrome is a rare mitochondrial disease potentially associated with increased sensitivity to anesthesia and metabolic decompensation. We present the perioperative management in a […]

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Association of first trimester prescription opioid use with congenital malformations in the offspring: population based cohort study.

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To evaluate the risk of first trimester exposure to prescription opioids for major congenital malformations, previously reported to be associated with such exposure.Population based cohort study.Nationwide sample of publicly and […]

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Methodologies for systematic reviews with meta-analysis of randomised clinical trials in pain, anaesthesia, and perioperative medicine.

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Systematic reviews and meta-analyses (SRMAs) are increasing in popularity, but should they be used to inform clinical decision-making in anaesthesia? We present evidence that the certainty of evidence from SRMAs […]

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Effect of variable pre-oxygenation endpoints on safe apnoea time using high flow nasal oxygen for women in labour: a modelling investigation.

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Studies of pulmonary denitrogenation (pre-oxygenation) in obstetric populations have shown high flow nasal oxygen therapy (HFNO) is inferior to facemask techniques. HFNO achieves median end-tidal oxygen fraction (FE’O2) of 0.87 […]

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Development and evaluation of a novel pre-operative surgery school and behavioural change intervention for patients undergoing elective major surgery: Fit-4-Surgery School.

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Group pre-operative education has usually been limited to conditioning expectations and providing education. Prehabilitation has highlighted modifiable lifestyle factors that are amenable to change and may improve clinical outcomes. We […]

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Association between early postoperative nutritional supplement utilisation and length of stay in malnourished hip fracture patients.

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Malnutrition in older hip fracture patients is associated with increased complication rates and mortality. As postoperative nutrition delivery is essential to surgical recovery, postoperative nutritional supplements including oral nutritional supplements […]

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Determination of ED95 of a single-bolus dose of dexmedetomidine for adequate sedation in children and adolescents with and without obesity.

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With the increasing prevalence of children who are overweight and with obesity, anaesthesiologists must determine the optimal dosing of medications given the altered pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics in this population. We […]

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Quality of recovery scores in deep serratus anterior plane block vs. sham block in ambulatory breast cancer surgery: a randomised controlled trial.

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Deep serratus anterior plane block has been widely adopted as an analgesic adjunct for patients undergoing breast surgery, but robust supporting evidence of efficacy is lacking. We randomly allocated 40 […]

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