Vikas Saini

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BACKGROUND AND AIMS Air-Q™ is a newly introduced airway device, which can be used to facilitate endotracheal intubation. The primary aim of this study was to assess whether use of two different endotracheal tubes (ETTs) (standard polyvinyl chloride [PVC] and reinforced PVC) increases the success rate of blind intubation through Air-Q™ (Group Q) when(More)
CONTEXT Using the first drop or second drop of blood while measuring blood glucose (BG) values. OBJECTIVE The study was planned to compare the BG values from the first and second drops of blood. RESEARCH SETTINGS The study was conducted at the Main Intensive Care Unit, PGIMER, Chandigarh, India. RESEARCH DESIGN This study was a comparative study. (More)
There is limited literature on the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in patients with recent myocardial infarction and in those with reduced cardiac output. In this report, we describe the safe use of ECT in a 70-year-male suffering from severe depressive episode with psychotic symptoms. He had a history of poor response to adequate pharmacotherapy and(More)
Laryngeal mask (LM) airway is commonly used for securing airway in day-care surgeries. Various problems have been described while using LM airway. Out of those, mechanical obstruction causing airway compromise is most common. Here, we describe a case report of 4-year-old child who had partial upper airway obstruction due to LM manufacturer's defect. There(More)
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