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ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 4, 2016

2016 30 Nov

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Perioperative Respiratory Management of Morbidly Obese Patients

2016 30 May

Obese patients without other major co-morbidities are categorised as class II according to the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) physical status classification ( https://iii.hm/38j ). If additional organ dysfunction is present they are categorised as ASA III. These patients are at increased risk for metabolic, cardiovascular and pulmonary complications.... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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Trial: Patient-Controlled Analgesia in the ED is Effective for Non-Traumatic Abdominal Pain

2015 23 Jun

Two randomised controlled trials of patient-administered patient relief in the emergency department have found that they are effective in reducing pain. Currently, patients arriving in emergency departments may be administered morphine intravenously by a nurse. Whilst this is safe and works, it takes up nursing time. Two randomised controlled trials... Read more