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A 51 year old man presented with a short history of severe upper abdominal pain and vomiting. An initial chest radiograph demonstrated gas in the right subphrenic space and a subsequent CT scan demonstrated a hernia through the mid-part of the right hemi-diaphragm, containing small bowel and omentum. A detailed history revealed that there had been trauma to(More)
This study compares the antiemetic effect of prochlorperazine in a buccal preparation with a control group as a preoperatively administered antiemetic. Fifty-two female day care patients undergoing gynaecological surgery or breast biopsy were studied. Patients were randomly allocated to two groups. Patients in group one received no antiemetic, while those(More)
Methemoglobinemia is a rare complication that can occur with the use of benzocaine-containing compounds. Two cases of methemoglobinemia are reported, and the pathophysiology and treatment of methemoglobinemia are reviewed. Both patients received topical 20% benzocaine spray before endoscopy. Immediately following the procedure, there was a reduction in O2(More)
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