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Intubation of SARS patients: infection and perspectives of healthcare workers
- Karen M. Caputo, R. Byrick, Martin G. Chapman, Barbara J. Orser, Beverley A. Orser
- Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal…
- 1 February 2006
PurposeThe outbreak of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) in 2003 presented major challenges to the safety of anesthesiologists and other healthcare workers (HCWs). This study determined the… Expand
Transpulmonary systemic fat embolism. Studies in mongrel dogs after cemented arthroplasty.
- R. Byrick, J. B. Mullen, C. Mazer, C. Guest
- American journal of respiratory and critical care…
- 1 November 1994
We investigated the source of intravascular fat in systemic organs (brain, heart, and kidney) after massive pulmonary fat embolism during cemented arthroplasty. We used a bilateral cemented… Expand
Outcome of respiratory intensive care for the elderly
We followed 1018 patients admitted consecutively to a multidisciplinary respiratory ICU (RICU), with special attention to patients aged 75 yr and over. The elderly had a higher RICU (11/49) and… Expand
Evaluation of predictive ability of APACHE II system and hospital outcome in Canadian intensive care unit patients.
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the ability of the acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation II (APACHE II) scoring system to predict patient outcome in two Canadian intensive care units (ICUs). To… Expand
Anesthesia-related medication error: time to take action
cause significant clinical, financial and legal costs to patients and the health care system.1 To improve patient safety, each medical and surgical discipline needs to identify the sources of error… Expand
Impact of an intermediate care area on ICU utilization after cardiac surgery
We compared utilization of a 14-bed respiratory ICU before and after establishing an intermediate care area (ICA) for patients recovering from cardiac surgery. Availability of the four-bed ICA… Expand
Pulmonary Effects of Fixation of a Fracture with a Plate Compared with Intramedullary Nailing. A Canine Model of Fat Embolism and Fracture Fixation*
- E. Schemitsch, R. Jain, +4 authors R. Richards
- The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American…
- 1 July 1997
Fat-embolism syndrome and pulmonary dysfunction may develop in multiply injured patients who have a fracture of a long bone. Although early fixation of a fracture is beneficial, intramedullary… Expand
Influence of mannitol and dopamine on renal function during elective infrarenal aortic clamping in man.
- M. D. Paul, C. Mazer, R. Byrick, D. K. Rose, M. Goldstein
- American journal of nephrology
- 1 July 1986
The impact of elective infrarenal aortic clamping on parameters of renal function was evaluated in 27 extracellular fluid volume expanded patients. Significant transient decreases (p less than 0.05)… Expand
Structural models for intermediate care areas.
OBJECTIVE To describe structural models of intermediate care units used for critically ill patients. DATA SOURCES Three multidisciplinary units with varying structures and functions of intermediate… Expand
Extravascular lung water accumulation in patients following coronary artery surgery.
We studied patients undergoing A-C Bypass with haemodilution. The bubble oxygenator was primed with either two units of plasma and lactated Ringer's solution (PLASMA) or with lactated Ringer's… Expand