The Latest Clinical Articles in Anesthesiology

1The effect of co-administration of intravenous calcium chloride and oxytocin on maternal hemodynamics and uterine tone following cesarean delivery: A double-blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled trialInternational Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia , March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
2Mechanical ventilation induces neutrophil extracellular trap formationAnesthesiology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
3Efficacy and safety of lornoxicam vs ibuprofen in primary dysmenorrhea: A randomized, double-blind, double dummy, active-controlled, cross over studyEuropean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
4Effect of primary care - based education on reassurance in patients with acute low back pain systematic review and meta-analysisJAMA Internal Medicine, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article  Evidence Based Medicine  Review Article
5Reversal of heparin after cardiac surgery: Protamine titration using a statistical modelJournal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
6Recovery of cough following extubation after coronary artery bypass grafting: A prospective studyJournal of Critical Care, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
7Telemedicine in the ICUCritical Care Clinics, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
8Survival in patients without acute ST elevation after cardiac arrest and association with early coronary angiography: A post hoc analysis from the TTM trialIntensive Care Medicine, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
9Effect of ondansetron on post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) in parturients undergoing cesarean section: A double-blind randomized placebo-controlled studyJournal of Anesthesia, March 27, 2015  Clinical Article
10Noninvasive ventilation and survival in acute care settings: A comprehensive systematic review and metaanalysis of randomized controlled trialsCritical Care Medicine, March 27, 2015  Evidence Based Medicine
1Researchers investigate antidepressant treatment for pain catastrophizingAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists News, March 23, 2015
2Study shows anesthesiology simulation program triggers practice improvement activitiesAmerican Society of Anesthesiologists News, March 23, 2015
3UF researchers identify which patients are at risk for continued pain after orthopedic surgeryUF Health, March 19, 2015
4UT Health Science Center researcher plays major role in FDA approval of drug for aggressive fungal infectionsUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio News, March 18, 2015
5Old blood as good as fresh in patients with life threatening illnessesOttawa Hospital Research Institute News, March 18, 2015
6Study reveals previously unknown site of anesthetic actionJohns Hopkins Medicine, March 18, 2015
7Spider venom may have legs as future painkillerQueensland Brain Insitute News, March 16, 2015

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Age is a predictor of mortality in status epilepticus

As reported in Neurocritical Care, males have a higher incidence of status epilepticus, early age of onset, and increased mortality. The highest mortality rates occurred in patients < 10 years of age and > 50 years of age. The in-hospital mortality rate of patients ≥ 80 years of age was 20.2%.

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