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Skin: The First Battlefield
The Operating Room: War Results in Casualties
Too Much Technology?
Early Identification of Bacteria Leading to Central Venous Catheter Contamination
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Tumor Necrosis Factor Gene Polymorphism Is Associated with Enhanced Systemic Inflammatory Response and Increased Cardiopulmonary Morbidity After Cardiac Surgery
Perioperative Assessment of Left Ventricular Function by Pressure-Volume Loops Using the Conductance Catheter Method
Blood Use in Patients Undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: Impact Of Cardiopulmonary Bypass Pump, Hematocrit, Gender, Age, and Body Weight
Anesthetic Management for Implantation of the Jarvik 2000™ Left Ventricular Assist System
The Hemodynamic and Metabolic Effects of Shivering During Acute Normovolemic Hemodilution
Tetraplegia After Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting
An Alternative Anesthetic Technique for the Morbidly Obese Patient Undergoing Endovascular Repair of an Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Confirmation of Direct Epidural Catheter Placement Using Nerve Stimulation in Pediatric Anesthesia
Inhaled Nitric Oxide for Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure in Children and Adults: A Meta-analysis
Anesthetic Management for a Five-Day Separation of Craniopagus Twins
A Comparison of Psoas Compartment Block and Spinal and General Anesthesia for Outpatient Knee Arthroscopy
The Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicines by Surgical Patients: A Follow-Up Survey Study
The Effects of Preoperative Inflammation on the Analgesic Efficacy of Intraarticular Piroxicam for Outpatient Knee Arthroscopy
The Use of the Potassium Channel Activator Riluzole to Test Whether Potassium Channels Mediate the Capacity of Isoflurane to Produce Immobility
Intracellular Mechanism of Mitochondrial Adenosine Triphosphate-Sensitive Potassium Channel Activation with Isoflurane
Can Determining the Minimum Alveolar Anesthetic Concentration of Volatile Anesthetic Be Used as an Objective Tool to Assess Antinociception in Animals?
Electroencephalographic Burst Suppression Versus Loss of Reflexes Anesthesia with Propofol or Thiopental: Differences of Variance in the Catecholamine and Cardiovascular Response to Tracheal Intubation
Flumazenil Attenuates Development of Tolerance to Diazepam After Chronic Treatment of Mice with Either Isoflurane or Diazepam
The Effects of S(−)-, R(+)-, and Racemic Bupivacaine on Lysophosphatidate-Induced Priming of Human Neutrophils
Interactions of Edrophonium with Neostigmine in the Rat Trachea
A Laboratory Evaluation of the Level 1 Rapid Infuser (H1025) and the Belmont Instrument Fluid Management System (FMS 2000) for Rapid Transfusion
Sevoflurane in Exhaled Air of Operating Room Personnel
Relative Performance of the Level 1 and Ranger Pressure Infusion Devices
Announcements
The Effect of Pain on Health-Related Quality of Life in the Immediate Postoperative Period
Continuous Wound Infiltration with Ropivacaine Reduces Pain and Analgesic Requirement After Shoulder Surgery
Intraoperative Intravenous Ketamine in Combination with Epidural Analgesia: Postoperative Analgesia After Renal Surgery
Behavioral Monitoring and Urine Toxicology Testing in Patients Receiving Long-Term Opioid Therapy
Analgesic Synergy Between Topical Morphine and Butamben in Mice
The Role of N-Methyl-d-Aspartate (NMDA) Receptors in Pain: A Review
Severe Acute Visceral Pain from Varicella Zoster Virus
Use of Operating Room Information System Data to Predict the Impact of Reducing Turnover Times on Staffing Costs
Reduced Nurse Working Time and Surgical Productivity and Economics
Prepared Endotracheal Tubes: Are They a Potential Source for Pathogenic Microorganisms?
The Contribution of Solute-Solvent Exchange at the Membrane Surface to the Reduction by Albumin of the Hydraulic Permeability Coefficient of an Artificial Semipermeable Membrane
Estimating Respiratory System Compliance During Mechanical Ventilation Using Artificial Neural Networks
Cefepime Versus Cefpirome: The Importance of Creatinine Clearance
The Effect of Sevoflurane and Propofol on Cerebral Neurotransmitter Concentrations During Cerebral Ischemia in Rats
Cardiovascular Responses to Endotracheal Intubation in Patients with Acute and Chronic Spinal Cord Injuries
Sevoflurane Requirements to Suppress Responses to Transcutaneous Electrical Stimulation During Epidural Anesthesia with 0.5% and 1% Lidocaine
The Acute Myotoxic Effects of Bupivacaine and Ropivacaine After Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blockades
Sciatic Nerve Palsy After Total Hip Arthroplasty in a Patient Receiving Continuous Lumbar Plexus Block
Men Are More Susceptible Than Women to Direct Pressure on Unmyelinated Ulnar Nerve Fibers
Routine Cleaning and Autoclaving Does Not Remove Protein Deposits from Reusable Laryngeal Mask Devices
Aspiration of Gastric Contents During Use of a ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mask Airway Secondary to Unidentified Foldover Malposition
Announcements
Suprascapular Nerve Block Prolongs Analgesia After Nonarthroscopic Shoulder Surgery but Does Not Improve Outcome: Suprascapular Nerve Blocked One, Two…or More Times?
Suprascapular Nerve Block Prolongs Analgesia After Nonarthroscopic Shoulder Surgery but Does Not Improve Outcome: Suprascapular Nerve Blocked One, Two…or More Times?
Unusual Cause of Intraoperative Hypertension and Tachycardia
Suggesting the Optimal Control Procedure for Acupressure Studies
Suggesting the Optimal Control Procedure for Acupressure Studies
Modified Subgluteal Approach to the Sciatic Nerve
Modified Subgluteal Approach to the Sciatic Nerve
Hypotensive Technique and Sitting Position in Shoulder Surgery
Hypotensive Technique and Sitting Position in Shoulder Surgery
Alas, Too Big a Bite!
Alas, Too Big a Bite!
The Use of Hyaluronidase to Treat Mannitol Extravasation
Interpleural Migration of an Interscalene Catheter
Argatroban for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Argatroban for Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Comparing the ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mask Airway with the Laryngeal Tube Airway
Comparing the ProSeal™ Laryngeal Mask Airway with the Laryngeal Tube Airway
Radiofrequency Ablation of Hepatic Tumors Can Cause Elevation of the Patient’s Temperature
Local Anesthetic Allergy in a Parturient
Local Anesthetic Allergy in a Parturient
Clinical Manifestations of Latex Anaphylaxis During Anesthesia Differ from Those Not Anesthesia/Surgery-Related
Clinical Manifestations of Latex Anaphylaxis During Anesthesia Differ from Those Not Anesthesia/Surgery-Related
Another Sleeve for Fiberoptic Tracheal Intubation
Another Sleeve for Fiberoptic Tracheal Intubation
BIS Monitoring Requires Proper Electrode Placement for Optimum Performance
BIS Monitoring Requires Proper Electrode Placement for Optimum Performance
Airway Responses to Sevoflurane vs. Desflurane: Comparing Apples to Oranges?
Airway Responses to Sevoflurane vs. Desflurane: Comparing Apples to Oranges?
The Inhibition of Central Nicotinic nAch Receptors Is the Possible Cause of Prolonged Cognitive Impairment After Anesthesia
The Inhibition of Central Nicotinic nAch Receptors Is the Possible Cause of Prolonged Cognitive Impairment After Anesthesia
“This is No Humbug!” Reminiscences of the Department of Anesthesia at the MGH
Drugs for Pain
The Clinical Practice of Critical Care Neurology, 2nd ed.
Integrity in Scientific Research: Creating an Environment That Promotes Responsible Conduct
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