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Acute occupational exposure to antineoplastic agents.
TLDR
Two cases of hospital workers who experienced acute adverse health effects resulting from occupational exposure to antineoplastic drugs are reported, believing such acute events are under-reported and demonstrate the need for physician awareness regarding their management.
Sampling for airborne fluorouracil in a hospital drug preparation area.
TLDR
Use of an appropriate biological safety cabinet in conjunction with good aseptic technique and the recommended procedures for safe handling of antineoplastic drugs may reduce the potential for dispersal of drug into the pharmacy workroom environment.
ID6 Cost-Effectiveness of Liposomal Daunorubicin Versus Liposomal Doxorubicin in Kaposi Sarcoma
TLDR
A decision analysis model identifies Daunoxome as the most cost-effective and least expensive agent in the treatment of KS.
Continuous local anaesthetic wound catheter infiltration after clamshell thoracotomy
We report on the novel and successful use of local anaesthetic wound infusions via elastomeric pumps in a 17‐year‐old male who underwent emergent clamshell thoracotomy after sustaining a stab wound
ESRA19-0187 Regional anaesthesia in the management of major chest trauma: an audit of current practice in a major trauma centre
TLDR
RA considered early in majority of cases; <25% received Adequacy of early pain control often undocumented Risk–benefit documentation lacking for relative contraindications, and shortage of anaesthetic/theatre capacity in a few cases suggests expanded service capacity and improving out–of-hours provision may help.
ESRA19-0328 ‘the misadventures of dentures and the brilliance of blocks’ – an unconventional use of paravertebral block catheters (PVBC)
TLDR
Bilateral pneumothorax risk is published as only 1:40,000, so it is concur that in certain circumstances, bilateral PVBCs can be a safe substitution for epidural analgesia.
TPRD1: PHARMACOECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF WARFARIN VERSUS ENOXAPARIN USED PROPHYLACTICALLY IN HIP SURGERY
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The order in which questionnaires were administered did not affect the domain or component scores on the generic or disease specific health status measures in adult asthmatics over 12 months.
ESRA19-0340 Gold standard perioperative analgesia for severe chest trauma – meeting the NHS england major trauma services quality indicators
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A co-ordinated rib fracture pathway prioritising timely regional anaesthesia can dramatically reduce morbidity in massive chest wall injury.
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