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Association between Initial Fluid Choice and Subsequent In-hospital Mortality during the Resuscitation of Adults with Septic Shock.
BACKGROUND: Currently, guidelines recommend initial resuscitation with intravenous (IV) crystalloids during severe sepsis/septic shock. Albumin is suggested as an alternative. However, fluid mixtures are often used in practice, ...
Perioperative fluid therapy: a statement from the international Fluid Optimization Group.
(Perioper Med (Lond), 2015)
BACKGROUND: Perioperative fluid therapy remains a highly debated topic. Its purpose is to maintain or restore effective circulating blood volume during the immediate perioperative period. Maintaining effective circulating ...
Improving Outcomes in Colorectal Surgery by Sequential Implementation of Multiple Standardized Care Programs.
(J Am Coll Surg, 2015-08)
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of the sequential implementation of the enhanced recovery program (ERP) and surgical site infection bundle (SSIB) on short-term outcomes in colorectal surgery ...
Fluid management and goal-directed therapy as an adjunct to Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS).
(Can J Anaesth, 2015-02)
Optimal perioperative fluid management is an important component of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) pathways. Fluid management within ERAS should be viewed as a continuum through the preoperative, intraoperative, ...
Effective Implementation of Enhanced Recovery Pathway Programs: The Key to Disseminating Evidence into Practice.
(Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf, 2015-10)
Enhanced Recovery and the Changing Landscape of Major Abdominal Surgery
(Anesthesiology Clinics, 2015-01-01)
Pathophysiology of major surgery and the role of enhanced recovery pathways and the anesthesiologist to improve outcomes.
(Anesthesiol Clin, 2015-03)
Enhanced recovery pathways have been increasingly adopted into surgical specialties with the aim of reducing the stress response and improving the metabolic response to surgical insult. Enhanced recovery pathways encompass ...
Paravertebral Block for Inguinal Herniorrhaphy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
(Anesth Analg, 2015-08)
BACKGROUND: Paravertebral block (PVB) is a safe and effective anesthetic technique for thoracotomy and mastectomy. However, no systematic review or meta-analysis has focused on PVB for inguinal herniorrhaphy. Our study compares ...
Total intravenous anesthesia and anesthetic outcomes.
(J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth, 2015-06)
Confounders versus Mediators: An Important Distinction