Somrat Charuluxananan

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BACKGROUND AND RATIONALE The purposes of the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study) of anesthetic outcomes were to survey patients, surgical, anesthetic profiles and determine factors related to adverse events. MATERIAL AND METHOD A prospective descriptive study of occurrence screening was conducted in 20 hospitals comprised of 7 university, 4(More)
UNLABELLED In this prospective, randomized, double-blinded study, we compared the efficacy of nalbuphine and propofol for treating intrathecal morphine-induced pruritus after cesarean delivery. One-hundred-eighty-one parturients who developed moderate to severe pruritus after the administration of intrathecal morphine were randomly allocated into two(More)
BACKGROUND The authors determined predictors of intra-operative recall of awareness in the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study). OBJECTIVE To study a multi-centered registry of anesthesia in 20 hospitals across Thailand. MATERIAL AND METHOD Structured data collection forms of patients who underwent general anesthesia and experienced(More)
BACKGROUND As a site of the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study) of anesthetic adverse outcome, the authors continued the institutional data collection to determine the incidence and factors related to 24-hour perioperative cardiac arrest in geriatric patients (aged 65 years and over) representing a Thai university hospital. MATERIAL AND METHOD(More)
BACKGROUND National statistical data of mortality and morbidity related to anesthesia have not been reported. The need to comprehensively examine the cause of death as well as other adverse events prompted the first national study in Thailand. MATERIAL AND METHOD In the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study), a prospectively defined cohort of(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES As part of the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study of anesthetic adverse outcomes, we evaluated the incidence and factors related to cardiac arrest during spinal anesthesia. METHODS During a 12-mo period (March 1, 2003, to February 28, 2004), a prospective, multicenter registry of patients receiving anesthesia was initiated in 20(More)
OBJECTIVES To examine incidents, contributory factors, treatment and outcomes associated with oxygen desaturation during anesthesia practice in Thailand. MATERIAL AND METHOD Relevant data were extracted from the Thai Anesthesia Incidents Study (THAI Study) database between February 1, 2003 and January 31, 2004 and analyzed by using mainly descriptive(More)
Wide variability exists in the number of anesthetic procedures to which anesthesia residents are exposed during their training. The number of attempts at various procedures before a trainee becomes proficient at performing each anesthetic procedure is not known. To determine the learning process of 150 attempts of spinal anesthesia and 100 attempts of(More)
UNLABELLED In this prospective, randomized, double-blinded study, we compared the prophylactic efficacy of nalbuphine and ondansetron for the prevention of intrathecal morphine-induced pruritus after cesarean delivery. Two-hundred-forty parturients were randomly allocated into four groups. The N-4 group, O-4 group, O-8 group, and placebo group received IV 4(More)
STUDY OBJECTIVE To investigate the efficacy of pregabalin for the relief of postoperative shoulder pain after laparoscopic gynecologic surgery. DESIGN Prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (Canadian Task Force classification I). SETTING Tertiary referral center, university hospital. PATIENTS Fifty-six women undergoing(More)