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This We Believe...and Now We Must Act.
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Generation and annotation of the DNA sequences of human chromosomes 2 and 4
Human chromosome 2 is unique to the human lineage in being the product of a head-to-head fusion of two intermediate-sized ancestral chromosomes. Chromosome 4 has received attention primarily relatedExpand
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Permission and Assent for Clinical Research in Pediatric Anesthesia
IMPLICATIONS This article discusses the process and specific nature of informed consent for clinical research in pediatric anesthesia. For informed consent to be meaningful, permission from theExpand
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Lower cuff pressures improve the seal of pediatric laryngeal mask airways
Background:  Hyperinflation of laryngeal mask airway (LMA) cuffs may be harmful because of the exertion of high pressures on pharyngeal and laryngeal structures. Although cuff manometers may be usedExpand
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Prospective study on central venous line associated bloodstream infections
Objective To prospectively assess the incidence rates and characteristics of central venous line associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) in one institution. Methods All patients with indwellingExpand
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Team Organization: Promise--Practices and Possibilities
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Respiratory Reflex Responses of the Larynx Differ between Sevoflurane and Propofol in Pediatric Patients
Background:The effects of anesthetics on airway protective reflexes have not been extensively characterized in children. The aim of this study was to compare the laryngeal reflex responses inExpand
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Decrease of Functional Residual Capacity and Ventilation Homogeneity after Neuromuscular Blockade in Anesthetized Young Infants and Preschool Children
Background: Based on age-dependent differences in pulmonary mechanics, the effect of neuromuscular blockade may differ in infants compared with older children. The aim of this study was to determineExpand
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The effect of deep vs. awake extubation on respiratory complications in high-risk children undergoing adenotonsillectomy: A randomised controlled trial
CONTEXT There is ongoing debate regarding the optimal timing for tracheal extubation in children at increased risk of perioperative respiratory adverse events, particularly followingExpand
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Pressure volume curves of paediatric laryngeal mask airways
Hyperinflation of the laryngeal mask airway cuff may exert high pressure on pharyngeal and laryngeal structures. In vitro data show that high intra cuff pressures may occur when inflated to only 30%Expand
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