Jackie Lamberty

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This study reports the results of a double-blind, parallel-group comparison of intravenous methadone with morphine for the control of postoperative pain. Twenty patients (ASA Status 1 or 2) undergoing a surgical procedure involving an upper abdominal incision were randomly allocated to the methadone (n = 10) or morphine (n = 10) treatment groups. The(More)
BACKGROUND the practical issues confronting older people who suffer chronic pain may not be tackled in a pain clinic setting and little is known of their strategies for coping. They seem to have little or no information on how to improve the quality of their lives or on resources available to them. AIM the aim of this study was to ascertain from older(More)
This study has compared a single breath induction technique and a conventional inhalation induction technique using isoflurane in nitrous oxide and oxygen. Each group consisted of 36 unpremedicated patients. Single breath induction was associated with fewer problems on induction, but required more patient co-operation. Ninety-four percent of patients were(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE This research was implemented to assess the effect of air pollution on anti-asthmatic, bronchodilator, and cough and cold preparation sales in the city of Rouen (France) based on the Upper Normandy Regional Union of Health Insurance Offices database and the Air Quality Monitoring Network database. DESIGN An ecological time-series analysis(More)
The clinical problems of patients with cystic fibrosis who require anaesthesia are reviewed. The management and the complications of anaesthesia in 77 patients over a 3-year period are presented. The long term effects of anaesthesia are analysed by a study of the lung function tests of these patients. The results suggest that even multiple procedures, as(More)
A survey was undertaken to investigate aspects of research work undertaken by junior anaesthetists. Two hundred and ninety-five junior anaesthetists were surveyed. Forty-seven percent of respondents were involved actively in research activities at the time of the survey, although 57% of senior house officers and registrars and 30% of senior registrars would(More)