Use of Medical Comorbidities to Predict Complications After Hip Fracture Surgery in the Elderly
- A rush to diagnosis. Yoon, Edward // Medical Economics;1/9/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 1, p65
Details the experience of an internist from San Francisco, California of dealing with a difficult patient. Reasons behind the difficult behavior of the patient; Medical condition of the patient; Lessons learned by the doctor about patient-physician relationship.
- Present and future of anaesthesiology. Mellin-Olsen, Jannicke // Acta Medica Lituanica;2012, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p105
The aim of the European Union of Medical Specialists is to improve and harmonise training and free movement of medical specialists in Europe. The training of European anaesthesiologists varies across country borders. The Section and Board of Anaesthesiology has chaired the development of new...
- Perioperative Cardiovascular Assessment of Patients. Freeman, William K.; Gibbons, Raymond J. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jan2009, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p79
Preoperative assessment of the cardiac patient before noncardiac surgery Is common In the clinical practice of the medical consultant, anesthesiologist, and surgeon. Currently, most noncardiac surgical procedures are performed for patients of advanced age, and the number of such surgeries is...
- Anaesthetists in the obstetric department. Crawford, J. Selwyn // British Medical Journal;7/12/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6233, p119
Focuses on the role of anaesthetists in the obstetric department. Responsibilities of anaesthetists in obstetric unit; Involvement of anaesthetist to the relief pain in labor; Importance of the anaesthetists in supervising the maintenance of informative clinical records.
- Factors influencing the choice of anaesthesia as a field of specialty in University of Ghana School of Medicine and Dentistry, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital. Abdul-Rahman, Mubarak; Aryee, George; Essuman, Raymond; Djagbletey, Robert; Lamptey, Eugenia; Owoo, Christian; Boni, Frank // Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia & Analgesia;2015, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p24
Background: Specialisation is perceived as essential for success, and affects the availability and distribution of medical personnel and the quality of service the health system is able to deliver. In Ghana, some areas of medical specialties have a relatively good number of practitioners and are...
- ETHICAL MOMENT: WHAT ARE SPECIALISTS' ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS WHEN TREATING PATIENTS WHO REFER THEMSELVES? Wentworth, Rod B. // Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA);Mar2009, Vol. 140 Issue 3, p364
The provides an answer to a question of what are the ethical responsibilities of specialists when treating patients who refer themselves.
- THE INTERNIST AND THE HEMIPLEGIC PATIENT. Leff, William A. // Angiology;Mar1962, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p134
The internist's function in the care of a hemiplegic patient must be viewed through a wide angle lens to include all the vital systems. The hemiplegic patient must be rehabilitated as a total individual. Tranquilizers have been given in excessive dosages and patients made somnolent. When...
- Procedural sedation for adult patients: an overview. Blayney, Michael Roger // Continuing Education in Anaesthesia, Critical Care & Pain;Aug2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p176
The article reports the generic principles, guidelines and common use of adult procedural sedation, which is usually defined in minimal, moderate and deep levels. The generic principles governing the procedure include a study of patient management and choice of technique, monitoring and setting....
- Procedural Sedation and Analgesia: A Practical Review for Non-Anesthesiologists. Meyers, Jessica L.; Chaudhuri, Swapna // Journal of Surgical Radiology;Oct2011, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p344
OvERVIEW Sedation and analgesia are an integral component of appropriate patient management for numerous diagnostic and therapeutic procedures across various medical subspecialties. A clear understanding of the sedation continuum, as well as proper patient evaluation and selection, are critical....