Rachel McGown

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The author's first 300 caudal anaesthetics in children up to the age of 10 years are reviewed. Emphasis is laid upon sedation, both by premedication and by the anaesthetic technique. Nearly all the children were anaesthetised briefly for the sacral injection. Despite high levels of blockade, cardiovascular stability was well maintained, particularly in the(More)
Sir,—I read with interest the paper by Schulte-Steinberg and Rahlfs (1977), as I did their earlier paper on this subject in 1970. As I have more experience in this subject now than in 1970 (700-800 caudal blocks in children aged 10 yr and less), I should like to say that I cannot see the relevance of this work to clinical practice. If a general anaesthetic(More)
The anaesthetic management of patients in haemorrhagic shock is described. The principles are those of initial resuscitation with electrolyte solutions and alleviation of metabolic acidosis, combined with early induction of anaesthesia to permit control of bleeding as soon as possible. The anaesthetic technique depends on pre-oxygenation, intravenous(More)
Effective partnership between universities and placement providers is an essential part of high-quality pre-registration nurse education. This article reports on work at one trust to build on working relationships with higher education colleagues; this included the establishment of a student task group to improve practice learning, communication and student(More)