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Patient blood management is a win-win
Supplemental intravenous crystalloids for the prevention of postoperative nausea and vomiting
IgE-mediated allergy to local anaesthetics
Short-acting P2Y12 blockade to reduce platelet dysfunction and coagulopathy during experimental extracorporeal circulation and hypothermia
Effects of one-lung ventilation on thermodilution-derived assessment of cardiac output
Role of L-type calcium channels in altered microvascular responses to propofol in hypertension
Descending aortic blood flow during aortic cross-clamp indicates postoperative splanchnic perfusion and gastrointestinal function in patients undergoing aortic reconstruction
Effect of a patient blood management programme on preoperative anaemia, transfusion rate, and outcome after primary hip or knee arthroplasty
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Automated reminders decrease postoperative nausea and vomiting incidence in a general surgical population
High concordance between expert anaesthetists' actions and advice of decision support system in achieving oxygen delivery targets in high-risk surgery patients
Microvascular and macrovascular flow are uncoupled in early polymicrobial sepsis
Evaluation of the effect of intravenous lidocaine on propofol requirements during total intravenous anaesthesia as measured by bispectral index†
Association between fibrinogen level and severity of postpartum haemorrhage
Effect of pre-exposure to sevoflurane on the bispectral index in women undergoing Caesarean delivery under general anaesthesia
Cost-effectiveness analysis comparing epidural, patient-controlled intravenous morphine, and continuous wound infiltration for postoperative pain management after open abdominal surgery
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Prospective randomized comparison of ultrasound-guided and neurostimulation techniques for continuous interscalene brachial plexus block in patients undergoing coracoacromial ligament repair
First robotic tracheal intubations in humans using the Kepler intubation system
Reducing tidal volume and increasing positive end-expiratory pressure with constant plateau pressure during one-lung ventilation
Intravenous boluses of fentanyl, 1 µg kg−1, and remifentanil, 0.5 µg kg−1, give similar maximum ventilatory depression in awake volunteers
Fluid physiology, tissue compliance, and colloids
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Intraoperative goal-directed fluid therapy in aerobically fit and unfit patients having major colorectal surgery Letter 1
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Postoperative sore throat
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Use of the Aintree intubation and airway exchange catheters through LMA-ProSeal for double-lumen tube placement in a morbidly obese patient with right main stem bronchus tumour
Effects of oxytocin on Purkinje fibres
Utility of lung ultrasound
Ultrasound-guided nerve blocks in the Charcot–Marie–Tooth disease and Friedreich's ataxia
Acute Budd–Chiari syndrome during veno-venous extracorporeal membrane oxygenation diagnosed using transthoracic echocardiography
Manage Your Pain, Practical and Positive Ways of Adapting to Chronic Pain
Obstetric Anesthesia