Patrick Otieno Ragot Olang

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Differences in sensitivity to anaesthetic drugs may exist among human races. Allelic variants for drug metabolizing isoenzymes and other pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic differences may account for a variable response to anaesthetic drugs. This study was designed to investigate comparatively the anaesthetic requirements and the(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the incidence and risk factors for intra-operative hypothermia in paediatric patients undergoing general anaesthesia at the Kenyatta National Hospital. DESIGN A prospective observational study. SETTING The Kenyatta National Hospital main operating theatres and affiliated satellite operating theatres. SUBJECTS A total of 100(More)
BACKGROUND Most women experience moderate to severe pain during labour and delivery, often requiring some form of pharmacologic analgesia. The lack of proper psychological preparation combined with fear and anxiety can greatly enhance the patient's sensitivity to pain and further add to the discomfort. Skillfully conducted obstetric analgesia, in addition(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the incidence of neonatal acidaemia following delivery through caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia and determine the prevalence of maternal hypotension during Caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia and its correlation with neonatal acidaemia. DESIGN Prospective observational study. SETTING Kenyatta National Hospital(More)
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