Britta Brueckmann

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BACKGROUND Postoperative respiratory failure is associated with increased morbidity and mortality, as well as high costs of hospital care. METHODS Using electronic anesthesia records, billing data, and chart review, the authors developed and validated a score predicting reintubation in the hospital after primary extubation in the operating room, leading(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to investigate whether reversal of rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade with sugammadex reduced the incidence of residual blockade and facilitated operating room discharge readiness. METHODS Adult patients undergoing abdominal surgery received rocuronium, followed by randomized allocation to sugammadex (2 or 4 mg kg(-1))(More)
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