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anaesthesiology and pain management

Background. Our objective was to test the effectiveness of a local anesthetic line block administered before surgery in reducing postoperative pain scores in dogs undergoing ovariohysterectomy (OVHX).Methods. This study is a prospective, randomized, blinded, clinical...

["Veterinary Medicine","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.341

The Schmidt Sting Pain Index rates the painfulness of 78 Hymenoptera species, using the honey bee as a reference point. However, the question of how sting painfulness varies depending on body location remains unanswered. This study rated the painfulness of honey...

["Entomology","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.338

Objective. To evaluate the success rate of intra-rectal (IR) midazolam in combination with nitrous oxide/oxygen (N2O) sedation in young uncooperative dental patients when the local anesthesia is delivered by a computerized controlled local anesthetic delivery (C-CLAD).Study...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Dentistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.254

Background. Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders are often active in patients with multiple comorbidities and a short natural life expectancy, but limited information exists as to how often these patients undergo high-risk operations and of the perioperative outcomes...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Palliative Care","Public Health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.245

Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1), known pharmaceutically as alprostadil, has vasodilatory properties and is used widely in various clinical settings. In addition to acute vasodilatory properties, PGE1 may exert beneficial effects by altering protein expression of vascular...

["Cell Biology","Molecular Biology","Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Pharmacology"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.220

Background: Do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders are often active in patients with multiple comorbidities and a short natural life expectancy, but limited information exists as to how often these patients undergo high-risk operations and of the perioperative outcomes...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Palliative Care","Public health","Surgery and Surgical Specialties"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.128v1

Involuntary movement during and after neuraxial anesthesia, such as spinal and epidural anesthesia, is rarely observed. In this report, we describe a case of myoclonus-like involuntary movement of the upper extremities in a patient undergoing a planned repeat cesarean...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Gynecology and Obstetrics","Neurology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.101v1

Macroglossia is defined as an abnormal enlargement of the tongue that predominantly affects pediatric patients and is not frequent in adult patients. Hypothyroidism and hyperpituitarism may cause macroglossia in adults. In addition, infiltration of the tongue by...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Emergency and Critical Care","Otorhinolaryngology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.99v1

Objective: To determine whether etomidate is associated with longer seizures than methohexital in ECT anesthesia. Methods: Retrospective chart review in 39 patients who were switched from one anesthetic to the other. We compared motor and EEG seizure duration in...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Psychiatry and Psychology"]
doi:10.7287/peerj.preprints.87v1

The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the subjective Wong–Baker faces pain rating scale (WBFS) and of the objective skin conductance fluctuation (SCF) test in assessing pain in children undergoing venipuncture. One-hundred and fifty children (aged...

["Anaesthesiology and Pain Management","Nursing","Pediatrics"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.37

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