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Audit of epidural use in patients attending with rib fractures at the Royal Derby Hospital
Aims: Chest trauma leading to rib fractures is a well-known cause of significant morbidity and mortality, often from respiratory complications. Patients over the age of 65 with multiple fractures are at higher risk for ...
Effects of short-term energy restriction prior to bariatric surgery on liver fat, inflammation and systemic metabolic parameters
Aims: To compare the effects of two very low energy dietary regimens on liver fat, inflammation and systemic metabolic parameters in severely obese adults prior to undergoing bariatric surgery. Methods: We conducted a ...
The role of routine blood tests in the evaluation of postoperative bleeding in bariatric patients
Aims: The aim of this study is to investigate the role of routine blood tests in evaluating and identifying post-operative haemorrhage in patients undergoing bariatric procedures. Methods: This was a retrospective study ...
Pain evaluation in preterm infants using skin conductance algesimeter
Pain asessment is a challenge in patients who are unable to communicate verbally, e.g. neonates. Consequently, they may receive less effective analgesic treatment. Visual, behavioural and physiological pain scales are used ...
Arthroscopically diagnosed scapholunate ligament injuries associated with distal radial fractures: a 13- to 15-year follow-up.
PURPOSE: To evaluate the natural history of untreated complete or partial scapholunate (SL) ligament tears associated with displaced distal radius fractures. METHODS: Between 1995 and 1997, 51 consecutive patients aged < ...
H1-antihistamines for chronic spontaneous urticaria: an abridged Cochrane Systematic Review.
BACKGROUND: Chronic spontaneous urticaria is characterized by recurrent itchy wheals. First-line management is with H1-antihistamines. OBJECTIVE: We sought to conduct a Cochrane Review of H1-antihistamines in the treatment ...
Validity of the Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand patient-reported outcome measure (DASH) and the Quickdash when used in Dupuytren's disease.
This study investigated aspects of the validity and reliability of the 30-item Disability of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand patient-reported outcome measure (DASH) and its relationship with the shorter 11-item QuickDASH in ...
Long term survivorship following Scorpio Total Knee Replacement.
BACKGROUND: The Scorpio Total Knee Replacement (TKR) is one of the most commonly used prosthesis in the United Kingdom. Concerns arose at our institution that there was a high revision rate for this prosthesis. No study ...
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Renal arcuate vein microthrombi-associated AKI.
BACKGROUNDS AND OBJECTIVES: This report describes six patients with AKI stages 2-3 (median admission creatinine level, 2.75 mg/dl [range, 1.58-5.44 mg/dl]), hematuria (five with hemoproteinuria), and unremarkable imaging ...