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A patient survived massive bleeding into the airway due to blowout of the right internal jugular vein associated with a failed free-flap graft for pharyngeal malignancy. A recently decannulated "covering tracheostomy" could not be easily re-established. Direct laryngoscopy and mask ventilation were inappropriate because the pharyngeal mucosal wound opened… (More)
BACKGROUND The United Arab Emirates (UAE) was certified by the World Health Organization to be free of endemic malaria transmission in 2007. There continued to be, however, a substantial number of imported malaria cases. METHODS A retrospective laboratory and chart review was performed to describe the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory… (More)
Induced hypothermia following cardiac arrest is a common treatment in the critical care unit. Topical cooling measures are easy to initiate and widely utilised. We report a case of brachial plexopathy occurring in association with topical cooling measures and discuss the diagnosis, management and avoidance of such complications.