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Are electrocardiographic Q-wave criteria reliable for diagnosis of perioperative myocardial infarction after coronary surgery?
OBJECTIVE A major assumption in cardiovascular medicine is that Q-waves on the electrocardiogram indicate major myocardial tissue damage. The appearance of a new Q-wave has therefore been consideredExpand
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Characterisations of adverse events detected in a university hospital: a 4-year study using the Global Trigger Tool method
Objectives To describe the level, preventability and categories of adverse events (AEs) identified by medical record review using the Global Trigger Tool (GTT). To estimate when the AE occurred inExpand
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A National Study of Patient Safety Culture in Hospitals in Sweden
Objective Using the Hospital Survey on Patient Culture, our aim was to investigate the patient safety culture in all Swedish hospitals and to compare the culture among managers, physicians,Expand
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Adverse effects of hyperoxemia during cardiopulmonary bypass.
OBJECTIVE Aiming at elucidating the effects on capillary blood flow and tissue oxygenation of hyperoxemia during cardiopulmonary bypass, we studied skeletal muscle surface oxygen tensions in 10Expand
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Neurocognitive impairment and driving performance after coronary artery bypass surgery.
OBJECTIVE Neurocognitive impairment is common after cardiac surgery but few studies have examined the relationship between postoperative neuropsychological test performance and everyday behavior. TheExpand
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Comparison of dye-dilution and plethysmographic blood flow measurements: an evaluation of the influence of invasive techniques on blood flow and on arterial and femoral venous substrate variables in
1. In eight healthy volunteers we compared leg blood flow, as determined in a calf segment by strain-gauge plethysmography, with the flow measured by a constant-rate infusion of Indocyanine Green dyeExpand
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Direct health care costs and length of hospital stay related to health care-acquired infections in adult patients based on point prevalence measurements.
BACKGROUND The incidence of health care-acquired infection (HAI) and the consequence for patients with HAI tend to vary from study to study. By including all patients, all medical specialties, andExpand
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Reporting of sentinel events in Swedish hospitals: a comparison of severe adverse events reported by patients and providers.
BACKGROUND Mandatory and voluntary reporting of adverse events is common in health care organizations but a more accurate understanding of the extent of patient injury may be obtained if additionalExpand
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Factors influencing patient safety in Sweden: perceptions of patient safety officers in the county councils
BackgroundNational, regional and local activities to improve patient safety in Sweden have increased over the last decade. There are high ambitions for improved patient safety in Sweden. This studyExpand
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Delayed recovery of muscle pH after short duration, high intensity exercise in malignant hyperthermia susceptible subjects.
Six subjects susceptible to malignant hyperthermia (MHS) and seven control subjects exercised for 4 min at 120% of their calculated maximal oxygen uptake on a bicycle ergometer. Mean (SEM) muscle pH,Expand
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