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The effect of intraoperative and postoperative temperature on morbidity, mortality, and other clinical risk factors was evaluated in 100 consecutive general surgical patients admitted postoperatively to a surgical intensive care unit. Hypothermia (temperature less than 97 degrees F) was present in 77 percent of the patients intraoperatively, in 53 percent(More)
Pneumatic antishock garment (PASG) application has been recommended for treatment of hypovolemic hypotension and intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal hemorrhage. Often these patients require positive pressure respiration (PPR). This study measured the hemodynamic response of low pressure PASG application, with and without PPR, in normovolemic man and the(More)
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