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A surgical safety checklist to reduce morbidity and mortality in a global population.
BACKGROUND Surgery has become an integral part of global health care, with an estimated 234 million operations performed yearly. Surgical complications are common and often preventable. WeExpand
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Qualitative research in health care.
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Combining Paracetamol (Acetaminophen) with Nonsteroidal Antiinflammatory Drugs: A Qualitative Systematic Review of Analgesic Efficacy for Acute Postoperative Pain
BACKGROUND:There has been a trend over recent years for combining a nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) with paracetamol (acetaminophen) for pain management. However, therapeutic superiorityExpand
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Changes in safety attitude and relationship to decreased postoperative morbidity and mortality following implementation of a checklist-based surgical safety intervention
Objectives To assess the relationship between changes in clinician attitude and changes in postoperative outcomes following a checklist-based surgical safety intervention. Design Pre- and postExpand
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The Frequency and Nature of Drug Administration Error during Anaesthesia
We aimed to establish the frequency and nature of drug administration error in anaesthesia (a significant subset of error in medicine) at two hospitals. Anaesthetists were asked to return a studyExpand
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Evidence‐based strategies for preventing drug administration errors during anaesthesia
We developed evidence‐based recommendations for the minimisation of errors in intravenous drug administration in anaesthesia from a systematic review of the literature that identified 98 relevantExpand
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Bivalirudin versus heparin and protamine in off-pump coronary artery bypass surgery.
BACKGROUND Bivalirudin is a short-acting direct thrombin inhibitor, with advantages over unfractionated heparin for anticoagulation in cardiac surgery. We hypothesized that bivalirudin is notExpand
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Combined acetaminophen and ibuprofen for pain relief after oral surgery in adults: a randomized controlled trial
Background Acetaminophen is often used with a non-steriodal anti-inflammatory drug for acute pain. Hitherto, these drugs have had to be given separately, typically at different time intervals.Expand
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International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia 2010
These standards1 are recommended for anesthesia professionals throughout the world. They are intended to provide guidance and assistance to anesthesia professionals, their professional societies,Expand
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Extra-Aortic Balloon Counterpulsation: An Intraoperative Feasibility Study
Background—Current methods of counterpulsation or ventricular assistance have significant vascular and limb complications. The aim of this study was to determine the safety and performance of a newExpand
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