Research Articles (Anaesthesiology)

Research Articles (Anaesthesiology)

 

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  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Spijkerman, Sandra (MedPharm Publications, 2017)
    Modern equipment and surgical techniques have enabled endoscopic procedures in smaller patients, making thoracoscopy a possibility for a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, even in very young patients.1,2 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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. ...
  • Kluyts, H. (MedPharm Publications, 2015)
    eHealth is the use of information and communication technologies for health. mHealth is the use of mobile technology in health. As with all information technology (IT), advances in development are rapidly taking place. ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mohr, D. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-05)
    Failure to recognise the signs of sudden cardiac arrest or impending cardiac arrest will lead to delayed intervention. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) must be initiated without delay, irrespective of the level of skill ...
  • 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 ...
  • Kluyts, H. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2011-02)
    This discussion will focus on the perioperative anaesthetic considerations for patients undergoing bariatric surgery. The preoperative workup of these patients will be covered separately. However, one needs to emphasise ...
  • 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®). ...
  • Alberts, A. (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-05)
    No abstract available.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Milner, A. (Medpharm Publications, 2009-02)
    No abstract available
  • 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. ...

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