Roshana Amatya

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CONTEXT Clinical assessment of severity of illness is an essential component of medical practice to predict the outcome of critically ill-patient. Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) model is one of the widely used scoring systems. AIMS This study was designed to evaluate the Performance of APACHE II and IV scoring systems in our(More)
Apnea testing is a key component in the clinical diagnosis of brain death. Patients with poor baseline oxygenation may not tolerate the standard 8-10 min apnea testing with oxygen insufflation through tracheal tube. No studies have assessed the safety and feasibility of other methods of oxygenation during apnea testing in these types of patients. Here, we(More)
Background: Spinal anesthesia induced hypotension is more common and hazardous in elderly, as they have decreased physiological reserve and compromised blood supply to various vital organs. Reversal of the blunted reflexes of tachycardia following hypotension in elderly with atropine or ephedrine may help in prevention of hypotension. Methodology: Present(More)
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