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Age As A Factor in Mortality After Cholecystectomy
TLDR
In the series reported, 281 patients were over age 70, the oldest being 97 years of age, and frequently had related cardiovascular, respiratory, central nervous system, and hepatorenal systemic disease, in conjunction with nutritional problems, as is generally true of the aged.
PROBLEM OF ANOXIA IN SURGERY AND ANESTHESIA: REPORT OF EXPERIMENTAL AND CLINICAL CASES AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
"Anoxemia not only stops the machine but wrecks the machinery." Only a great pioneer in the study of respiration like Haldane 1 could have spoken such truth. His words should be foremost in the mind
Mesenteric vascular occlusion: a report of two cases.
TLDR
Concern in this paper is the increasing number of articles that have appeared on the subject and the fact that Mersheimer, Winfield, and Fankhauser recently accumulated reports from the literature describing 212 successful resections for mesenteric vascular occlusion and added 5 of their own cases.
Intocostrin-pentothal sodium anesthesia for bronchoscopy and laryngoscopy.
TLDR
After using a combination of "intocostrin" (a curare preparation) and pentothal sodium for laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy in 27 cases, it is felt that this combination has much to offer.
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy in chronic hemorrhagic shock.
TLDR
A Jehovah's Witness patient bled massively per rectum, but refused blood transfusion, and Hyperbaric oxygen therapy caused a reversal of all signs and symptoms of hypoxia, and the patient recovered.
Isolated paralysis of the serratus magnus following surgical procedures; report of a case.
TLDR
Of the muscles supplied by the brachial plexus, the serratus magnus, by its anatomy and nerve supply, is most logically susceptible to isolated paralysis.
Pediatric bronchial blocking.
FACTORS INFLUENCING MORTALITY IN HIP FRACTURES
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