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Supplemental perioperative oxygen and the risk of surgical wound infection: a randomized controlled trial.
CONTEXT Supplemental perioperative oxygen has been variously reported to halve or double the risk of surgical wound infection. OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that supplemental oxygen reducesExpand
Clinical review: Respiratory monitoring in the ICU - a consensus of 16
Monitoring plays an important role in the current management of patients with acute respiratory failure but sometimes lacks definition regarding which 'signals' and 'derived variables' should beExpand
National Surveillance of HIV‐1 Subtypes for England and Wales Design, Methods, and Initial Findings
Summary: The HIV‐1 infections detected in an ongoing national unlinked anonymous HIV surveillance program were subtyped and analyzed according to demographic and risk characteristics. Of the 893Expand
Postoperative Pulmonary Dysfunction and Mechanical Ventilation in Cardiac Surgery
Postoperative pulmonary dysfunction (PPD) is a frequent and significant complication after cardiac surgery. It contributes to morbidity and mortality and increases hospitalization stay and itsExpand
Human immunodeficiency virus ( HIV ) infection in parenteral drug users : evolution of the epidemic over 10 years
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) incidence in Spain is the highest in Europe (167.7 cases per million inhabitants)1 and most cases are attributable to transmission among injecting drug usersExpand
The oxygen reserve index (ORI): a new tool to monitor oxygen therapy
Supplemental oxygen is administered in the vast majority of patients in the perioperative setting and in the intensive care unit to prevent the potentially deleterious effects of hypoxia. On theExpand
Mechanical Insufflation-Exsufflation: Pressure, Volume, and Flow Relationships and the Adequacy of the Manufacturer’s Guidelines
Gómez-Merino E, Sancho J, Marín J, Servera E, Blasco ML, Belda JF, Castro C, Bach JR: Mechanical insufflation-exsufflation: Pressure, volume, and flow relationships and the adequacy of theExpand
Setting Individualized Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Level with a Positive End-Expiratory Pressure Decrement Trial After a Recruitment Maneuver Improves Oxygenation and Lung Mechanics During
BACKGROUND:We investigated whether individualized positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) improves oxygenation, ventilation, and lung mechanics during one-lung ventilation compared with standardizedExpand
Cardioprotective effect of sevoflurane and propofol during anaesthesia and the postoperative period in coronary bypass graft surgery: a double-blind randomised study
Context Volatile anaesthetics may have direct cardioprotective properties due to effects similar to ischaemic preconditioning and postconditioning. Clinical results in cardiac surgery patients areExpand
Effect of Lung Mechanics on Mechanically Assisted Flows and Volumes
Sancho J, Servera E, Marín J, Vergara P, Belda FJ, Bach JR: Effect of lung mechanics on mechanically assisted flows and volumes. Am J Phys Med Rehabil 2004;83:698–703. Objective:To correlate the airExpand