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Research & Reviews  1,591 results

Does thoracic epidural anaesthesia constitute over-instrumentation in video- and roboti...
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0000000000000975
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology; Loop T

Feb 25th, 2021 - Effective and sustained perioperative analgesia in thoracic surgery and pulmonary resection is beneficial to patients by reducing both postoperative pulmonary complications and the incidence of chronic pain. In this review, the indication of thora...

Lung recruitment in the prone position after cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled s...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.12.039
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Martinsson A, Houltz E et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - Atelectasis after cardiac surgery is common and promotes ventilation/perfusion mismatch, infection, and delayed discharge from critical care. Recruitment manoeuvres are often performed to reduce atelectasis. In severe respiratory failure, recruitm...

Effectiveness of postural lung recruitment on postoperative atelectasis assessed by lun...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25315
Pediatric Pulmonology; He P, Wu C et. al.

Feb 13th, 2021 - To assess the effects of postural lung recruitment maneuvers on the postoperative atelectasis assessed by lung ultrasound (LUS) compared with supine position recruitment maneuvers in children undergoing right lateral thoracotomy cardiac surgery wi...

Chest pain mimicking pulmonary embolism may be a common presentation of COVID-19 in amb...
https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13267
Journal of Internal Medicine; Harrison SR, Klassen JR et. al.

Feb 9th, 2021 - Radiological and pathological studies in severe COVID-19 pneumonia (SARS-CoV-2) have demonstrated extensive pulmonary immunovascular thrombosis and infarction. This study investigated whether these focal changes may present with chest pain mimicki...

Effects of positive end-expiratory pressure/recruitment manoeuvres compared with zero e...
https://doi.org/10.1097/EJA.0000000000001451
European Journal of Anaesthesiology; Zhu C, Zhang S et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2021 - Atelectasis is a common postoperative complication. Peri-operative lung protection can reduce atelectasis; however, it is not clear whether this persists into the postoperative period. To evaluate to what extent lung-protective ventilation reduces...

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Guidelines  4 results

Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/p499.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2019 - The incidence of pulmonary complications following major surgery is estimated to be 1% to 23%, with the risk varying based on patient factors and the type of surgery.1 Postoperative pulmonary complications include pneumonia, tracheobronchitis, pul...

AARC Clinical Practice Guideline: Effectiveness of Pharmacologic Airway Clearance Thera...
https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.04165
Respiratory Care; Strickland SL, Rubin BK et. al.

Jun 26th, 2015 - Aerosolized medications are used as airway clearance therapy to treat a variety of airway diseases. These guidelines were developed from a systematic review with the purpose of determining whether the use of these medications to promote airway cle...

ACR Appropriateness Criteria® rib fractures.
https://doi.org/10.1097/RTI.0000000000000113
Journal of Thoracic Imaging; , Henry TS et. al.

Oct 23rd, 2014 - Rib fracture is the most common thoracic injury, present in 10% of all traumatic injuries and almost 40% of patients who sustain severe nonpenetrating trauma. Although rib fractures can produce significant morbidity, the diagnosis of associated co...

AARC clinical practice guideline: effectiveness of nonpharmacologic airway clearance th...
https://doi.org/10.4187/respcare.02925
Respiratory Care; Strickland SL, Rubin BK et. al.

Nov 13th, 2013 - Airway clearance therapy (ACT) is used in a variety of settings for a variety of ailments. These guidelines were developed from a systematic review with the purpose of determining whether the use of nonpharmacologic ACT improves oxygenation, reduc...

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Drugs  5 results see all →

Clinicaltrials.gov  1,629 results

Does thoracic epidural anaesthesia constitute over-instrumentation in video- and roboti...
https://doi.org/10.1097/ACO.0000000000000975
Current Opinion in Anaesthesiology; Loop T

Feb 25th, 2021 - Effective and sustained perioperative analgesia in thoracic surgery and pulmonary resection is beneficial to patients by reducing both postoperative pulmonary complications and the incidence of chronic pain. In this review, the indication of thora...

Lung recruitment in the prone position after cardiac surgery: a randomised controlled s...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bja.2020.12.039
British Journal of Anaesthesia; Martinsson A, Houltz E et. al.

Feb 19th, 2021 - Atelectasis after cardiac surgery is common and promotes ventilation/perfusion mismatch, infection, and delayed discharge from critical care. Recruitment manoeuvres are often performed to reduce atelectasis. In severe respiratory failure, recruitm...

Effectiveness of postural lung recruitment on postoperative atelectasis assessed by lun...
https://doi.org/10.1002/ppul.25315
Pediatric Pulmonology; He P, Wu C et. al.

Feb 13th, 2021 - To assess the effects of postural lung recruitment maneuvers on the postoperative atelectasis assessed by lung ultrasound (LUS) compared with supine position recruitment maneuvers in children undergoing right lateral thoracotomy cardiac surgery wi...

Chest pain mimicking pulmonary embolism may be a common presentation of COVID-19 in amb...
https://doi.org/10.1111/joim.13267
Journal of Internal Medicine; Harrison SR, Klassen JR et. al.

Feb 9th, 2021 - Radiological and pathological studies in severe COVID-19 pneumonia (SARS-CoV-2) have demonstrated extensive pulmonary immunovascular thrombosis and infarction. This study investigated whether these focal changes may present with chest pain mimicki...

Effects of positive end-expiratory pressure/recruitment manoeuvres compared with zero e...
https://doi.org/10.1097/EJA.0000000000001451
European Journal of Anaesthesiology; Zhu C, Zhang S et. al.

Feb 3rd, 2021 - Atelectasis is a common postoperative complication. Peri-operative lung protection can reduce atelectasis; however, it is not clear whether this persists into the postoperative period. To evaluate to what extent lung-protective ventilation reduces...

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News  31 results

Chest Pain and Shortness of Breath in a 33-Year-Old Man
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/853224_3

Jul 19th, 2020 - Discussion The CT pulmonary angiogram reveals a filling defect, which is visualized within the segmental pulmonary artery suspicious for a pulmonary embolus. Incidental small bilateral pleural effusions with total collapse of the right lower lobe ...

Predicting the Risk of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications
https://www.aafp.org/afp/2019/1015/p499.html
American Family Physician;

Oct 14th, 2019 - The incidence of pulmonary complications following major surgery is estimated to be 1% to 23%, with the risk varying based on patient factors and the type of surgery.1 Postoperative pulmonary complications include pneumonia, tracheobronchitis, pul...

Is Diagnosis Up in the Air?
https://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/206609/emergency-medicine/diagnosis-air?channel=127
Nandan R. Hichkad, PA-C, MMSc

Aug 19th, 2019 - ANSWER The radiograph shows 3 abnormalities: (1) The endotracheal tube is in the right mainstem bronchus—a finding that in part leads to (2) A whiteout of the left lung; the latter is due partly to collapse and atelectasis and partly to a possible.

Incentive Spirometer Reminders May Provide Clinical Benefit
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/atherosclerosis/79172

Apr 11th, 2019 - Adding a reminder function to incentive spirometers improved outcomes for coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) patients, a single center randomized clinical trial found. Average atelectasis severity scores for patients treated using a spirometer wi...

Five steering committees examine the literature
https://www.mdedge.com/chestphysician/article/193084/copd/five-steering-committees-examine-literature/page/0/2?channel=39299

Feb 11th, 2019 - Critical Care Mechanical ventilation: One size fits all? Mechanical ventilation (MV) is a lifesaving intervention in the ICU, but it has been associated with numerous complications ranging from overuse of sedation, atelectasis, and baro or volutra.

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Patient Education  9 results see all →