Now showing items 1-10 of 15
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 ...
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 ...
Anaesthesia for congenital lobar emphysema resection : a case report
(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1984-09)
[No abstract available]
Anaesthesia in connective tissue disorders
(Health and Medical Publishing Group -- HMPG, 1985-03)
Patients with the more common connective tissue disorders require surgical operations more frequently than has been realized. They may present the anaesthetist with many potential problems. A few minutes of careful questioning ...
'Closed circuit' anaesthesia
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1974)
[No abstract available]
Effect of 1% and 2% propofol on blood lipids during long-term sedation
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2002)
Objectives. To compare the effects of 1% and 2% propofol on the maximum and average lipid levels, the relative frequency of hyperlipidaemia, the propofol dose required to achieve an equivalent degree of sedation, the ...
Peri-operative mortality in the anaesthetic service at Tygerberg Hospital
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1992)
This study reports on the process of peer review of peri-operative mortality at Tygerberg Hospital. The peri-operative mortality rate for the past 3,5 years was 11,9/10000. The departmental evaluation committee thought ...
Should we pre-oxygenate?
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1981)
The importance of routine pre-oxygenation before induction of anesthesia was demonstrated in animals. The onset of dangerous levels of hypoxia after the administration of suxamethonium can be delayed considerably by the ...
Filling pressures of the heart during anaesthesia
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 1985)
The validity of extrapolating central venous pressure (CVP) to left ventricular (LV) filling pressure as gauged from the pulmonary artery wedge pressure (PAWP) was investigated in 9 subjects undergoing lung resection. ...