The heart rate, mean arterial pressure, response entropy and state entropy were noted as end tidal concentration of inhaled anaesthetics
increased from 0.5 to 0.75, 0.75 to 1.0 and 1.0 to 1.5 MAC (wash-in).
Accidental lip injury with the use of long acting local anaesthetic
has been reported as one of the adverse events .
The effect of warming local anaesthetic
on the pain of injection during sub-Tenon's anaesthesia for cataract surgery.
Cytotoxic effects of volatile anaesthetics
with free radicals undergoing laparoscopic surgery.
Throughout the planning and implementation of the registered nurse (RN) anaesthetic
assistant (AT) course, being piloted at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), NZATS has striven to offer professional support and advice.
Lee (2003) states that "the journey began when it was realised that the current understanding of anaesthetics
and the devices available for its use was insufficient to treat the injured."
The likelihood of a patient experiencing cognitive impairment depends on their age, health, type of surgery and the anaesthetic
, with chances increasing when more intricate procedures are carried out, the researchers noted.
Watanabe-Suzuki et al., "Sensitive determination of four general anaesthetics
in human whole blood by capillary gas chromatography with cryogenic oven trapping," Journal of Chromatography B, vol.
For the 1991-1993 report, the number of anaesthetics
administered per annum was an approximation based on the total number of separations from hospitals in the states involved (based on International Classification of Diseases [ICD]-9 codes from July 1992 to June 1993) minus separations involving 'diagnostic or non-surgical procedures' or where there was 'no procedure' or 'procedure not stated'.
SCIENTISTS have discovered that honeybees can bite as well as sting - and that the bite contains a natural anaesthetic
which could be harnessed for human medicine.
The patient must be assessed before administration of the spinal anaesthetic
and the theatre must be correctly prepared.
RAJIV MALHOTRA ST4 Anaesthetics
, MB ChB, FRCA, Department of Anaesthetics
, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP.
The 57-year-old denies four charges of sexual assault and one of assault by penetration and claims the anaesthetics
given to the women made them hallucinate or dream the things they said happened to them.
National strategies necessary to prevent largely preventable drug administration errors in anaesthetic
practice are cited in the editorial (8) accompanying a survey of anaesthetic
practitioners in 22 Free State public sector hospitals, (9) which elicited 329 reported errors occurring in the course of some 30 000 anaesthetics
, University College London Hospital, London