Guidelines and the adoption of ‘lipid rescue’ therapy for local anaesthetic toxicity

@article{Picard2009GuidelinesAT,
  title={Guidelines and the adoption of ‘lipid rescue’ therapy for local anaesthetic toxicity},
  author={John Picard and Stephen Ward and R. Zumpe and Tim Meek and J Barlow and William A. Harrop-Griffiths},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={2009},
  volume={64}
}
Gathering evidence from animal experiments, an editorial in this journal and published human case reports culminated in the Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland recommending in August 2007 that lipid emulsion be immediately available to all patients given potentially cardiotoxic doses of local anaesthetic drugs. This development offered an opportunity to track the adoption of an innovation by anaesthetists in the UK and to gauge the effects of guidelines. Two surveys, each… Expand
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