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The Continuous Femoral Nerve Block Catheter for Postoperative Analgesia: Bacterial Colonization, Infectious Rate and Adverse Effects
We investigated the incidence of bacterial and vascular or neurological complications resulting from femoral nerve catheters used for postoperative analgesia. Patients requiring continuous femoralExpand
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Temperature measurement in intensive care patients: comparison of urinary bladder, oesophageal, rectal, axillary, and inguinal methods versus pulmonary artery core method
Objective. Comparisons of urinary bladder, oesophageal, rectal, axillary, and inguinal temperatures versus pulmonary artery temperature.Design. Prospective cohort study.Setting. Intensive Care UnitExpand
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A Comparison of the Pharmacodynamics and Pharmacokinetics of Bupivacaine, Ropivacaine (with Epinephrine) and Their Equal Volume Mixtures with Lidocaine Used for Femoral and Sciatic Nerve Blocks: A
BACKGROUND: Mixtures of lidocaine with a long-acting local anesthetic are commonly used for peripheral nerve block. Few data are available regarding the safety, efficacy, or pharmacokinetics ofExpand
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Risk factors of failure and immediate complication of subclavian vein catheterization in critically ill patients
AbstractObjective. To identify the risk factors of failure and immediate complication of subclavian vein catheterization (SVC). Design. Prospective observational study. Setting. Surgical criticalExpand
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Spinal Anesthesia-Induced Hypotension: A Risk Comparison Between Patients with Severe Preeclampsia and Healthy Women Undergoing Preterm Cesarean Delivery
We previously showed that, in comparison with term healthy parturients, patients with severe preeclampsia had a less frequent incidence of spinal hypotension, which was less severe and required lessExpand
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Patients with Severe Preeclampsia Experience Less Hypotension During Spinal Anesthesia for Elective Cesarean Delivery than Healthy Parturients: A Prospective Cohort Comparison
In this prospective cohort study, we compared the incidence and severity of spinal anesthesia (SA)-associated hypotension in severely preeclamptic (n = 30) versus healthy (n = 30) parturientsExpand
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Ophthalmic Regional Anesthesia: Medial Canthus Episcleral (Sub-Tenon) Anesthesia Is More Efficient than Peribulbar Anesthesia: A Double-blind Randomized Study
Background Regional anesthesia and especially peribulbar anesthesia commonly is used for cataract surgery. Failure rates and need for reinjection remains high, however, with peribulbar anesthesia.Expand
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Effect of sedative premedication on patient experience after general anesthesia: a randomized clinical trial.
IMPORTANCE Sedative premedication is widely administered before surgery, but little clinical evidence supports its use. OBJECTIVE To assess the efficacy of sedative premedication on perioperativeExpand
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Peribulbar versus Retrobulbar Anesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery: An Anatomical Comparison of Extraconal and Intraconal Injections
BackgroundPeribulbar and retrobulbar anesthesia have long been opposed on the basis of the existence of an intermuscular membrane, which is supposed to separate the intraconal from the extraconalExpand
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Medial Canthus Single-Injection Episcleral (Sub-Tenon Anesthesia): Computed Tomography Imaging
Single-injection medial canthus periocular anesthesia is a promising regional anesthesia technique for ophthalmic surgery. The purpose of this computed tomography (CT) study was to confirm that thisExpand
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