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Prevention and treatment of cardiovascular instability during spinal anaesthesia for caesarean section
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2004)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Spinal anaesthesia is the method of choice for caesarean section. There is however a significant associated morbidity and mortality in South Africa, particularly in inexperienced hands. This review provides ...
Epidural and intramuscular pethidine - a pharmacokinetic study
(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1983-02)
Epidural preservative-free pethidine hydrochloride 0,75 mg/kg is rapidly absorbed into the blood. At 1,5 mg/kg the plasma levels reached are similar to those achieved by intramuscular preservative-free pethidine hydrochloride, ...
Methylprednisolone and the adult respiratory distress syndrome
(Open access journalHMPG, 1984-06)
Total hip replacement was carried out on 22 patients under general anaesthesia. Of these, 10 were pretreated with methylprednisolone (30 mg/kg); 1 of these developed the adult respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and had ...
Epidural versus intramuscular pethidine in postoperative pain relief
Twenty-one patients received epidural pethidine 0,75 mg/kg in 10 ml normal saline for postoperative analgesia. A control group of 20 patients received intramuscular pethidine 1,5 mg/kg. Respiratory and cardiovascular ...
Lipid emulsion therapy : non-nutritive uses of lipid emulsions in anaesthesia and intensive care
(Medpharm Publications, 2015)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Lipid emulsions were introduced into clinical practice more than five decades ago as a calorically dense, non-glucose-based energy source for parenteral nutrition. Recently, intravenous lipid emulsions ...
Anaesthesia and the diabetic patient
Since it is estimated that 1 out of every 2 diabetic patients will require surgery at some point in his lifetime, it is imperative that the anaesthetist should understand the disease process as well as the anaesthetic ...
Anaesthetic management of cerebral artery aneurysms at Tygerberg Hospital, 1980-1982
(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1984-05)
Forty-seven patients were operated on for intracranial artery aneurysms at Tygerberg Hospital, Parowvallei, CP, between January 1980 and December 1982. Problems related to anaesthesia which are peculiar to this condition ...
Prevention of post-tonsillectomy pain with analgesic doses of ketamine
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The prevention of postoperative pain in children who had undergone tonsillectomy was investigated in a double-blind trial. Ketamine (Ketalar; Parke-Davis) 0.5 mg/kg was given intravenously before the ...
Aetiology of pulmonary dysfunction in total hip replacement operations: The influence of nifedipine on the factors involved
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1987-05)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Patients undergoing total hip replacement surgery who developed pulmonary dysfunction (PD) demonstrated evidence of a complement activation and increased thromboxane A2 (TXA2) synthesis. In a double-blind ...
A modified latex armoured endotracheal tube for distal tracheal resection
(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1982-01)
[No abstract available]