Search Tag: perioperative management

ICU Management

Perioperative Management of Chronic Cannabis Users

2019 26 Jun

Marijuana is one of the most commonly used recreational drug today. Cannabis can have systemic reactions that could potentially affect perioperative outcomes.  In this review, the authors outline the most important pharmacological aspects and pathophysiological effects that need to be considered during the perioperative management of chronic... Read more

ICU Management

LIVES 2017: Perioperative management of high-risk patients

2017 27 Sep

The Intraoperative Norepinephrine to Control Arterial Pressure (INPRESS) study – a multicentre, randomised clinical trial – finds that, among patients undergoing abdominal surgery, an individualised blood pressure management strategy during surgery tailored to individual patient physiology may improve postoperative outcomes. The findings published... Read more

Cardiology Management

Beta-blockers Increase Cardiovascular Risk in Surgical Patients

2015 09 Oct

According to an article published in JAMA Internal Medicine , beta-blockers are associated with increased risk for major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE) and death in patients who underwent non-cardiac surgery.  The study was conducted by Mads E. Jørgensen, MB, of Gentofte Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and coauthors who examined... Read more