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Central neuraxial block: defining risk more clearly
Capsaicin receptor antagonists: a promising new addition to the pain clinic
Benefit and risk of intrathecal morphine without local anaesthetic in patients undergoing major surgery: meta-analysis of randomized trials
Antifibrinolytics in cardiac surgical patients receiving aspirin: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Major complications of central neuraxial block: report on the Third National Audit Project of the Royal College of Anaesthetists†
Influence on coagulation of a potato-derived hydroxethylstarch (HES 130/0.42) and a maize-derived hydroxethylstarch (HES 130/0.4) in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
Levosimendan pre-treatment improves outcomes in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery†
Transient hyperaemic response to assess skin vascular reactivity: effects of heat and iontophoresed norepinephrine
Heated lidocaine/tetracaine patch (Synera™, Rapydan™) compared with lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA®) for topical anaesthesia before vascular access
Comparative study of topical anaesthesia with lidocaine 2% vs levobupivacaine 0.75% in cataract surgery
Initial administration of hydroxyethyl starch vs lactated Ringer after liver trauma in the pig
Facial muscle activity, Response Entropy, and State Entropy indices during noxious stimuli in propofol–nitrous oxide or propofol–nitrous oxide–remifentanil anaesthesia without neuromuscular block
Efficacy of intracarotid propofol infusion and impact of cerebral blood flow alteration†
Conversion of epidural labour analgesia to anaesthesia for Caesarean section: a prospective study of the incidence and determinants of failure
Comparison of the nociceptive flexion reflex threshold and the bispectral index as monitors of movement responses to noxious stimuli under propofol mono-anaesthesia
SB366791, a TRPV1 antagonist, potentiates analgesic effects of systemic morphine in a murine model of bone cancer pain†
Plain articaine or prilocaine for spinal anaesthesia in day-case knee arthroscopy: a double-blind randomized trial
Comparison of the i-gel with the cuffed tracheal tube during pressure-controlled ventilation
Effects of tracheal tube orientation on the success of intubation through an intubating laryngeal mask airway: study in Mallampati class 3 or 4 patients
Rapid pressure compensation by automated cuff pressure controllers worsens sealing in tracheal tubes
Acidosis, phosphofructokinase, and diabetic coma
Interlaminar approach for epiduroscopy in patients with failed back surgery syndrome
Pulmonary oedema after high infusion rate of sulprostone
Pathway of the tracheal tube and complications of nasal intubation
Rhabdomyolysis after bariatric surgery: a potentially fatal complication
Overestimation of intrathoracic blood volume in a patient with atrial fibrillation and subsequent severely reduced atrial blood-flow
Ondansetron anaphylaxis: a case report and protocol for skin testing
Essentials of Cardiac Anesthesia
Intensive Care—A Concise Textbook
Core Topics in Cardiothoracic Critical Care