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The purpose of this report is to describe the discovery and management of an unanticipated injury during fibreoptic tracheal intubation. A 23-yr-old man sustained blunt cervical, thoracic and abdominal trauma in a motor vehicle accident. He was brought to the operating room for urgent management of his abdominal and cervical spine injuries. Examination of(More)
In a double-blind placebo-controlled trial, 154 subjects, having intraperitoneal surgery or Caesarean section, and 53 patients undergoing lower limb orthopaedic surgery, received epidural morphine, 5 mg in 10 ml 0.9 per cent NaCl, or placebo, 10 ml 0.9 per cent NaCl, intraoperatively to determine duration of action and efficacy in preventing postoperative(More)
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