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Effect of preoperative multimedia information on perioperative anxiety in patients undergoing procedures under regional anaesthesia.
BACKGROUND Provision of preoperative information can alleviate patients' anxiety. However, the ideal method of delivering this information is unknown. Video information has been shown to reduceExpand
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The development of hypoxaemia during apnoea in children: a computational modelling investigation.
BACKGROUND Hypoxaemia during apnoea develops earlier and progresses faster in children than in adults. Ethical and practical considerations prevent detailed investigation of the issue. METHODS WeExpand
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Primary blast lung injury - a review
Bomb or explosion-blast injuries are likely to be increasingly encountered as terrorist activity increases and pre-hospital medical care improves. We therefore reviewed the epidemiology,Expand
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Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled trial of intravenous antioxidant (n-acetylcysteine, selenium, vitamin C) therapy in severe acute pancreatitis
Background: Based on equivocal clinical data, intravenous antioxidant therapy has been used for the treatment of severe acute pancreatitis. To date there is no randomised comparison of this therapyExpand
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Evidence for a central role for selective mesenteric angiography in the management of the major vascular complications of pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND Although mesenteric angiography and embolization are established radiologic procedures, the evidence-base to aid decision making regarding selection of these procedures in the emergentExpand
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Awareness during anaesthesia
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Bibliometrics of anaesthesia researchers in the UK.
BACKGROUND Bibliometrics provide surrogate measures of the quality and quantity of research undertaken by departments and individuals. Previous reports have suggested that academic anaesthesiaExpand
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Anaesthetists' and surgeons' attitudes towards informed consent in the UK: an observational study
BackgroundThe attitudes of patients' to consent have changed over the years, but there has been little systematic study of the attitudes of anaesthetists and surgeons in this process. We aimed toExpand
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Clinical follow-up does not improve survival after resection of stage I-III colorectal cancer: A cohort study.
INTRODUCTION The benefit of clinical follow-up alongside CT & CEA in detecting recurrent colorectal cancer (CRC) remains unclear. Despite this, clinical review remains part of most surveillanceExpand
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Prediction of arterial oxygen partial pressure after changes in FIO₂: validation and clinical application of a novel formula.
BACKGROUND Existing methods allow prediction of Pa(O₂) during adjustment of Fi(O₂). However, these are cumbersome and lack sufficient accuracy for use in the clinical setting. The present studies aimExpand
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