Sophie Cockroft

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  • S Cockroft
  • Journal of cardiothoracic and vascular anesthesia
  • 1994
A questionnaire was sent to all 42 public hospitals, within the United Kingdom (UK) and Ireland, known to conduct elective cardiac surgery. Information was sought with regard to the availability of intraoperative monitoring equipment. A one hundred percent response rate was achieved. Pulse oximetry, inspired oxygen analysis, and expired carbon dioxide(More)
Thermodilution measurements of cardiac output and right ventricular ejection fraction were obtained using a rapid response pulmonary artery catheter. Values were compared when injectate was administered via either a cannula within the right internal jugular vein or the dedicated right atrial port of the pulmonary artery catheter. Mean (SD) bias for cardiac(More)
Aspiration pneumonitis describes the inflammatory reaction of the lung parenchyma following contamination by stomach contents. It is an uncommon but potentially lethal complication of general anaesthesia. Protection of the airway from contamination has long been one of the fundamentals of safe anaesthetic practice. Aspiration pneumonitis was first recorded(More)
We describe a recently developed intracorporeal gas transfer device, its potential applications and hazards. To date, patients with potentially reversible respiratory failure have been treated with controlled oxygen therapy and positive pressure ventilation, but this treatment may itself contribute to lung parenchymal damage from barotrauma and oxygen(More)