Browsing Anaesthesiology by Title

Browsing Anaesthesiology by Title

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  • Mohr, Dwayne (University of Pretoria, 2010-08-23)
    Introduction Alternative medicine has been employed in the treatment of several diseases. Listening to music after minor surgery has been beneficial regarding pain control. Aim The aim of this study was to determine the ...
  • Spijkerman, Sandra; Smith, Francois Jacobus; Becker, Piet J. (Medpharm Publications, 2007)
    No abstract available
  • Smith, Francois Jacobus; Geyser, M.M. (Mimi); Schreuder, I.; Becker, Piet J. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2012-06-19)
    OBJECTIVES: To determine the effect of different levels of positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP) on pulse pressure variation (PPV). DESIGN: An observational study. SETTING: Operating theatres of a tertiary training ...
  • Smith, Francois Jacobus; Spijkerman, Sandra; Becker, Piet J.; Coetzee, J.F. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-08)
    BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that spectral entropy of the electroencephalogram as applied in the M-Entropy S/5TM Module (GE Healthcare) does not detect the effects of nitrous oxide (N2O). The aim of this study was ...
  • Kisten, P.; Kluyts, Hyla-Louise (Taylor and Francis, 2018-02-22)
    BACKGROUND : Job satisfaction is a vital contributor to occupational well-being and may be instrumental in mitigating stress and the adverse effects thereof. This is particularly pertinent in anaesthesiology, which is an ...
  • Smith, P.; Smith, Francois Jacobus; Becker, Piet J. (Medpharm Publications, 2008-05)
    INTRODUCTION: Tracheal intubation is accompanied by an increased blood pressure and heart rate. The aim of this study was to find the most important source of this haemodynamic response, namely laryngoscopy or intubation. ...
  • Motiang, M.J.; Rantloane, J.L.A. (Medpharm Publications, 2009-04)
    OBJECTIVES: To investigate the influence on intraocular pressure (IOP) of airway management with a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) or tracheal tube (ETT), and secondly to compare the devices with regard to their impact on ...
  • Steyn, Johan Daniel (University of Pretoria, 2005-09-22)
    Knowledge of the absorption of inhalation anaesthetic agents is essential if one is to safely administer them. Despite many years of research in linear science, no model has been described that can reliably predict inhalation ...
  • Rantloane, J.L.A. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-02)
    Trauma, surgery and anaesthesia are known triggers of the stress response and this has been shown in many studies to present as a hyperglycaemic response. These elevated blood glucose levels have, in turn, been linked in ...
  • Alberts, A. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-05)
    No abstract available.
  • Spijkerman, Sandra (MedPharm Publications, 2017)
    Laryngospasm is a common and serious respiratory complication in anaesthetic practice which can be fatal if not diagnosed and treated timeously. This review will look at the definition, epidemiology, mechanism, risk ...
  • Alberts, A.N.J.D. (Andries) (OpenJournals Publishing, 2014)
    Unexpected difficulty in maintaining an open airway following induction of anaesthesia remains an ever-present hazard. Repetitive attempts at direct laryngoscopy and intubation are generally acknowledged to be inappropriate. ...
  • Spijkerman, Sandra (MedPharm Publications, 2017)
    Mediastinal pathology presents a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma that requires management from a multidisciplinary team, often consisting of members of various specialties, including an anaesthetist, surgeon, ...
  • Biccard, B.M.; Alphonsus, C.S.; Bishop, D.G.; Cronje, L.; Kluyts, Hyla-Louise; Kusel, B.; Maswime, S.; Oodit, R.; Reed, A.R.; Torborg, A.M.; Wise, R. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-05)
    BACKGROUND. Perioperative research is currently unco-ordinated in South Africa (SA), with no clear research agenda. OBJECTIVE. To determine the top ten national research priorities for perioperative research in SA. ...
  • Milner, A. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-08)
    While undergoing conscious sedation for a gastroscopy, an 18-year-old female developed severe hypotension and loss of consciousness. This occurred shortly after an intravenous dose of hyoscine-N-butylbromide (Buscopan®). ...
  • Smith, Francois Jacobus (University of Pretoria, 2004-11-07)
    Introduction The neuropsychological deterioration after cardiac surgery involving cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB), is ascribed to brain ischaemia caused by, amongst others, hypotension, cerebral hyperthermia, cerebral embolism, ...
  • Plenge, U.; Nortje, M.B.; Marais, L.C.; Jordaan, J.D.; Parker, R.; Van der Westhuizen, N.; Van der Merwe, J.F.; Marais, J.; September, W.V.; Davies, G.L.; Pretorius, T.; Solomon, C.; Ryan, P.; Torborg, A.M.; Farina, Z.; Smit, R.; Cairns, C.; Shanahan, H.; Sombili, Simon; Mazibuko, A.N. (Andile); Hobbs, H.R.; Porrill, O.S.; Timothy, N.E.; Siebritz, R.E.; Van der Westhuizen, C.; Troskie, A.J.; Blake, C.A.; Gray, L.A.; Munting, T.W.; Steinhaus, H.K.S.; Rowe, P.; Van der Walt, J.G.; Noordien, R. Isaacs; Theron, A.; Biccard, B.M. (BioMed Central, 2018-05-09)
    BACKGROUND : A structured approach to perioperative patient management based on an enhanced recovery pathway protocol facilitates early recovery and reduces morbidity in high income countries. However, in low- and middle-income ...
  • Torborg, Alexandra M.; Cronje, Larissa; Thomas, Jennifer M.; Meyer, H.; Bhettay, A.Z.; Diedericks, Johan; Cilliers, Charl; Kluyts, Hyla; Mrara, Busisiwe; Kalipa, Mandisa; Rodseth, Reitze N.; Biccard, Bruce McIure; Allopi, K.; Singh, Usha; Diyelela-Ndwandwa, P.; Nongqo, N.; Ravid, B.; Anamourlis, P.; Coetzee, G.; Dlamini, M.; Foster, C.; Mogane, P.; Nel, D.; Oosthuizen, A.; Redford, L.; Murray, R.; Basson, C.; Joubert, J.; Tshifularo, N.; Els, T.; Orrock, J.; Muthambi, M.; Matebesi, T.; Tshukudu, G.; Maela, D.; Allorto, N.; Bertie, J.; Bishop, D.; Chetty, K.; Grobbelaar, M.; Wise, R.; Von Steiger, I.; Nundlal, P.; Garoufalias, E.; Westcott, G.; Davids, J.; Rajah, C.; Cairns, C.; Mzoneli, Y.; Bhagwan, K.; Cloete, E.; Jaworska, M.; Semenya, E.; Porrill, O.; Mungar, R.; Seonandan, P.; Perumal, N.; Alphonsus, C.; Bosman, M.; De Castro, A.; Drummond, L.; Du Bruyn, M.; Govender, P.; Hardcastle, T.; Hlangu, Z.; Jeena, P.; Mbuyisa, M.; Naidu, T.; Sewlall, J.; Taylor, J.; Timakia, K.; Van der Walt, W.; Biyase, T.; Khumalo, Z.; Kusel, B.; Mukama, I.; Ramburuth, M.; Singaram, S.; Mbeki, M.; Schutte, H.; Anderson, P.; Dorasamy, B.; Kint, P.; Goga, S.; Cronjé, L.; Dube, N.; Jithoo, S.; Naidoo, L.; Naidu, L.; Reddy, T.; Saman, Y.; Rungan, D.; Naidoo, K.; Kabambi, K.; Mgoqo, N.; Mofoka, M.; Usenbo, A.; Chiu, C.; Machere, N.; Maiwald, D.; Davies, G.; Serdyn, T.; Gokal, P.; Dhanjee, N.; Wege, M.; Govender, S.; Tarr, S.; Moodley, M.; Balkisson, M.; Maharaj, A.; Ngcobo, S.; Rorke, N.; Sikhakhane, S.; Khumalo, M.; Ramsamy, T.; Kabongo, K.; Kuhn, W.; Matos-Puig, R.; Naidoo, R.; Thotharam, A.; Chohan, A.; Adam, S.; Appel, I.; Burke, A.; De Vos, C.; Gautam, S.; Joubert, E.; Rautenbach, R.; Roytowski, D.; Szpytko, A.; Brits, E.; Diedericks, B.; Naude, G.; Van Niekerk, J.; Fullerton, Z. (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    BACKGROUND : Children comprise a large proportion of the population in sub-Saharan Africa. The burden of paediatric surgical disease exceeds available resources in Africa, potentially increasing morbidity and mortality. ...
  • Breedt, Anneme; Coetzee, Johan (Jeff) F.; Kluyts, Hyla-Louise; Scheepers, Pamela (Medpharm Publications, 2017)
    BACKGROUND : Propofol lipid emulsion supports bacterial growth and various outbreaks of postoperative infection are attributed to extrinsic contamination. This study’s objectives were to ascertain propofol administration ...