Daniel Beamish

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The adverse reactions to i.v. anaesthetics which occurred during a 3-yr period in one hospital were investigated. Sixteen reactions were reported; 13 of these occurred in a total of 7906 administrations of Althesin, two in 45 546 administrations of thiopentone and one in 630 administrations of methohexitone. The pathological process was identified in 10(More)
Chlormethiazole has proved useful for prolonged sedation in patients receiving artificial ventilation of the lungs during intensive care. In short-term infusions sedation and unconsciousness can be produced quickly and reversal is rapid on stopping the administration. After prolonged infusion, however, recovery is much slower because of accumulation of the(More)
A 67-yr-old female patient gave a history of allergy to lignocaine. When she was challenge-tested with the intradermal injection of 0.5% bupivacaine 0.2ml she had a systemic reaction. This reaction was accompanied by a decrease in the concentration of complement C4 in the plasma, which indicated that the reaction was immunologically-mediated. This is the(More)
The effect of [bis-(4-methyl-1-homopiperazinylthiocarbonyl)-disulfide] (FLA-63) (40 mg/kg, i.p.) on acquisition and retention in four different avoidance tasks was evaluated in mice. In all tasks animals were submitted to a training session on one day and to a retest session 24 h later. The drug or its vehicle were given either 2 h prior to training and/or(More)
UNLABELLED The investigators of this study sought to examine whether abnormal physiological parameters are associated with increased risk for acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in patients presenting to the emergency department (ED) with chest pain. METHODS We used prospectively collected data on adult patients presenting with suspected ACS in 2 EDs in(More)