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IWK. Urology. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0045
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Post-operative care after circumcision.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Urology
Alternate Title
Post-operative Instructions
A Guide for Parents
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Circumcision
Postoperative Care
Subjects (LCSH)
Circumcision
Postoperative care
Abstract
Post-operative care after circumcision.
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The French and Arabic versions of this pamphlet are also available.
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IWK Urology, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0045
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Reducing mortality in the perioperative period

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Giovanni Landoni, Laura Ruggeri, Alberto Zangrillo, editors. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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This book describes the techniques, strategies, and drugs that have been demonstrated by well-documented randomized trials to influence survival in the perioperative setting. It takes into consideration all types of adult surgery and will be relevant to the evaluation of any patient undergoing an operative procedure. Each chapter focuses on a specific procedure, device, or drug. The scope is accordingly wide, with coverage of topics as diverse as chlorhexidine oral rinse, clonidine therapy, ins…
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Landoni, Giovanni
Ruggeri, Laura
Zangrillo, Alberto
Responsibility
Giovanni Landoni, Laura Ruggeri, Alberto Zangrillo, editors
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 139 pages)
ISBN
9783319021867 (electronic bk.)
9783319021850
Subjects (MeSH)
Perioperative Care - mortality
Perioperative Period - mortality
Postoperative Complications - mortality
Postoperative Complications - prevention & control
Surgical Procedures, Operative - mortality
Subjects (LCSH)
Postoperative care
Surgery - Complications
Surgery
Anesthesiology
Cardiology
Abstract
This book describes the techniques, strategies, and drugs that have been demonstrated by well-documented randomized trials to influence survival in the perioperative setting. It takes into consideration all types of adult surgery and will be relevant to the evaluation of any patient undergoing an operative procedure. Each chapter focuses on a specific procedure, device, or drug. The scope is accordingly wide, with coverage of topics as diverse as chlorhexidine oral rinse, clonidine therapy, insulin infusion, intra-aortic balloon pump support, leukodepletion, neuraxial anesthesia, and noninvasive respiratory support, to name but a few. In addition, the risks and benefits of using a web-based consensus process (as in this book) to identify effective means of reducing perioperative mortality are discussed. The clear text is supported by "how to do" sections and "key points" boxes that provide easily accessible practical information. Written by acknowledged international experts, Reducing Mortality in the Perioperative Period will be of interest for a wide variety of specialists, including surgeons, cardiologists, anesthesiologists, and intensivists.
Contents
1. The risks and benefits of the consensus process -- 2. The process of consensus building -- 3. Noninvasive ventilation to reduce perioperative mortality -- 4. Role of inhalational anesthetic agents in reducing perioperative mortality -- 5. Can neuraxial anesthesia reduce perioperative mortality? -- 6. Role of perioperative hemodynamic optimization in reducing perioperative mortality -- 7. Levosimendan to reduce perioperative mortality -- 8. Could Clonidine Contribute to a Reduction in Perioperative Mortality? -- 9. Perioperative [beta]-blocker therapy to improve survival -- 10. Perioperative supplemental oxygen to reduce perioperative mortality -- 11. Leukocyte depletion of transfused blood to reduce perioperative mortality -- 12. Chlorhexidine oral rinse to reduce perioperative mortality -- 13. Reducing perioperative mortality with intra aortic balloon counterpulsation (IABP) -- 14. Selective decontamination of the digestive tract -- 15. Role of insulin in reducing mortality in the perioperative period -- 16. Aprotinin: pharmacological benefits and safety concerns -- 17. Consensus conference on perioperative mortality: an update.
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e-Book
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