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Executive Health Management

Patient Questionnaire Helps Measure Postoperative Disability

2015 18 Feb

An international study suggests that a simple-to-use patient questionnaire can help doctors measure the risk of disability in patients following surgery and should be used as an outcomes measure in perioperative studies. Results of the multicentre study are reported in Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists... Read more

ICU Management

Post-Operative Intubation and Acute Kidney Injury

2014 09 Oct

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication after cardiac surgery and is generally associated with a poor prognosis. It is also an independent mortality factor in cardiac surgical patients.Cardiac surgery is typically performed under general anaesthesia with patients mechanically ventilated in the postoperative period until they have achieved... Read more

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