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Sublingual sufentanil for postoperative pain relief: first clinical experiences.

The sublingual sufentanil tablet system (SSTS) is a novel hand-held patient-controlled analgesia device developed for treatment of moderate-to-severe postoperative pain. Here we present the first results of its clinical use.

Impact of Intravenous Acetaminophen on Lengths of Stay and Discharge Status after Total Knee Arthroplasty.

Postoperative pain remains difficult to control after total knee arthroplasty (TKA). While various modalities have been used, they have been associated with several side effects.

Dexmedetomidine Based Sedation for Post-surgery Critically Ill Adults: A Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Using dexmedetomidine (Dex) as a sedative agent may benefit the clinical outcomes of post-surgery patients. We reviewed randomized controlled trials to assess whether use of a Dex could improve the outcomes in post-surgery critically ill adults.

Reversal of dabigatran-associated major bleeding with activated prothrombin concentrate: A prospective cohort study.

The reversal of dabigatran-associated major bleeding can now be achieved with the antidote idarucizumab.

Non-technical skills of surgeons and anaesthetists in simulated operating theatre crises.

Background: Deficiencies in non-technical skills (NTS) have been increasingly implicated in avoidable operating theatre errors. Accordingly, this study sought to characterize the impact of surgeon and anaesthetist...

Randomized clinical trial of immersive virtual reality tour of the operating theatre in children before anaesthesia.

A virtual reality (VR) tour of the operating theatre before anaesthesia could provide a realistic experience for children. This study was designed to determine whether a preoperative VR tour could reduce preoperative anxiety in children.

Open versus endovascular repair of ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysms: What have we learned after more than 2 decades of ruptured endovascular aneurysm repair?

Background: Ruptured abdominal aortic aneurysm is one of the most difficult clinical problems in surgical practice, with extraordinarily high morbidity and mortality.

Comparison of 3-Factor Versus 4-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate With Regard to Warfarin Reversal, Blood Product Use, and Costs.

Prothrombin complex concentrates (PCCs) are drug products containing varying amounts of vitamin K-dependent coagulation factors II, VII, IX, and X.

Goal-directed fluid restriction during brain surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

The value of goal-directed fluid therapy in neurosurgical patients, where brain swelling is a major concern, is unknown.

Goal-directed fluid restriction during brain surgery: a prospective randomized controlled trial.

The value of goal-directed fluid therapy in neurosurgical patients, where brain swelling is a major concern, is unknown.

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