A. Douglas Wilkey

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The obstetric, medical and anaesthetic management of five pregnant patients with a variety of significant cardiac problems is briefly reviewed. The duration of hospitalisation, and the use of high dependency and intensive care are documented. Financial costs are estimated and their implications for the care of such patients during and following pregnancy(More)
BACKGROUND Postoperative nausea and vomiting is one of the most common complications affecting patients after surgery and causes significant morbidity and increased length of hospital stay. It is accepted that patients undergoing surgery on the bowel are at a higher risk. In the current era of minimally invasive colorectal surgery combined with enhanced(More)
Two cases are described in which congestion of the arm occurred during intravenous regional analgesia. One case exhibited signs of serious local anaesthetic toxicity, while a significant plasma bupivacaine level was demonstrated in the other. In a study in a volunteer, leakage of contrast medium past the cuff was demonstrated radiologically only when(More)
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