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  1. Content type: Research

    Perioperative care has been identified as an area of wide variability in quality, with conflicting models, and involving multiple specialties. In 2014, the Loma Linda University Departments of Anesthesiology a...

    Authors: Gary Stier, Davinder Ramsingh, Ronak Raval, Gary Shih, Bryan Halverson, Briahnna Austin, Joseph Soo, Herbert Ruckle and Robert Martin

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:13

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    The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP®) developed a surgical risk calculator using data from 1.4 million patients and including 1557 unique Current Procedural Te...

    Authors: Sunghye Kim, Rebecca Neiberg, W. Jack Rejeski, Anthony P. Marsh, Stephen B. Kritchevsky, Xiaoyan I. Leng and Leanne Groban

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:12

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    Both preoperative cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET)-derived measures of fitness and postoperative C-reactive protein (CRP) concentrations are associated with complications following surgery for colorectal c...

    Authors: Stephen T. McSorley, Campbell S. D. Roxburgh, Paul G. Horgan and Donald C. McMillan

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:11

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    Surgical patients are sometimes referred for preoperative evaluations by consultants in other medical specialties, although consultations are unnecessary for many patients, particularly for healthy patients un...

    Authors: Stephan R. Thilen, Alex L. Woersching, Anda M. Cornea, Elliott Lowy, Edward M. Weaver and Miriam M. Treggiari

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:9

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  5. Content type: Correction

    After publication of this article (Reeves et al. 2018), it was noticed that two references to the data contained within Figure 5 were incorrect. In the ‘Funding’ section of the ‘Results’, the line that reads, ...

    Authors: T. Reeves, S. Bates, T. Sharp, K. Richardson, S. Bali, J. Plumb, H. Anderson, J. Prentis, M. Swart and D. Z. H. Levett

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:8

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    The original article was published in Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:2

  6. Content type: Research

    Post-operative pulmonary complications (POPC) are common, predictable and associated with increased morbidity and mortality, independent of pre-operative risk. Interventions to reduce the incidence of POPC hav...

    Authors: Sophie V. Griffiths, Daniel H. Conway, Michael Sander, Ib Jammer, Michael P. W. Grocott and Ben C. Creagh-Brown

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:7

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  7. Content type: Research

    As the prevalence of obesity is increasing, the number of patients requiring surgical intervention for obesity-related illness is also rising. The aim of this pilot study was to explore predictors of short-ter...

    Authors: David Andrew Gilhooly, Michelle Cole and Suneetha Ramani Moonesinghe

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:6

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  8. Content type: Correction

    After publication of this article (Scott et al., 2017), it was noticed that the HTML version contained technical errors regarding the collaborator information of the Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) I W...

    Authors: Michael J. Scott, Matthew D. McEvoy, Debra B. Gordon, Stuart A. Grant, Julie K. M. Thacker, Christopher L. Wu, Tong J. Gan, Monty G. Mythen, Andrew D. Shaw and Timothy E. Miller

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:4

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    The original article was published in Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:7

  9. Content type: Correction

    After publication of this article (Thiele et al., 2016 ), it was noticed that the HTML version contained errors with the collaborator group, the Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) I Workgroup, preventing ...

    Authors: Robert H. Thiele, Karthik Raghunathan, C. S. Brudney, Dileep N. Lobo, Daniel Martin, Anthony Senagore, Maxime Cannesson, Tong Joo Gan, Michael Monty G. Mythen, Andrew D. Shaw and Timothy E. Miller

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:5

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    The original article was published in Perioperative Medicine 2016 5:24

  10. Content type: Research

    Airway management is a core clinical skill in anaesthesia. Pre-oxygenation prior to induction of anaesthesia is a standard practice to prevent desaturation. Apnoeic oxygenation in adults is effective and prolo...

    Authors: Lafi Olayan, Abdulaleem Alatassi, Jaimin Patel and Sherran Milton

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:3

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  11. Content type: Research

    Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) is an exercise stress test with concomitant expired gas analysis that provides an objective, non-invasive measure of functional capacity under stress. CPET-derived varia...

    Authors: T. Reeves, S. Bates, T. Sharp, K. Richardson, S. Bali, J. Plumb, H. Anderson, J. Prentis, M. Swart and D. Z. H. Levett

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:2

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Perioperative Medicine 2018 7:8

  12. Content type: Research

    The ASA physical classification score has a major impact on the observed/expected (O/E) mortality ratio in the NSQIP General Vascular Mortality Model. The difference in predicted mortality is greatest between ...

    Authors: Alex Helkin, Sumeet V. Jain, Angelika Gruessner, Maureen Fleming, Leslie Kohman, Michael Costanza and Robert N. Cooney

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:23

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  13. Content type: Research

    Little is known about the economic impact of emergency laparotomy (EL) surgery in healthcare systems around the world. The aim of this systematic review is to describe the primary resource utilisation, healthc...

    Authors: Sohail Bampoe, Peter M. Odor, S. Ramani Moonesinghe and Matthew Dickinson

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:21

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  14. Content type: Research

    Risk prediction techniques commonly used in liver surgery include the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) grading, Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) and cardiopulmonary exercise tests (CPET). This study...

    Authors: S. Ulyett, G. Shahtahmassebi, S. Aroori, M. J. Bowles, C. D. Briggs, M. G. Wiggans, G. Minto and D. A. Stell

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:22

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  15. Content type: Research

    Successful breastfeeding is a goal set forth by the World Health Organization to improve neonatal care. Increasingly, patients express the desire to breastfeed, and clinicians should facilitate successful brea...

    Authors: Ramon Abola, Jamie Romeiser, Suman Grewal, Sabeen Rizwan, Rishimani Adsumelli, Ellen Steinberg and Elliott Bennett-Guerrero

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:18

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  16. Content type: Research

    Airway management remains one of the most important responsibilities of anesthesiologists. Prediction of difficult airway allows time for proper selection of equipment, technique, and personnel experienced in ...

    Authors: Erin Payne, Jacqueline Ragheb, Elizabeth S. Jewell, Betsy P. Huang, Angela M. Bailey, Laura M. Fritsch and Milo Engoren

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:20

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  17. Content type: Research

    There is substantial variation in the practice of preoperative medical evaluation (PME) and limited evidence for its benefit, which raises concerns about overuse. Surgeons have a unique role in this multidisci...

    Authors: Kevin R. Riggs, Zackary D. Berger, Martin A. Makary, Eric B. Bass and Geetanjali Chander

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:16

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  18. Content type: Research

    Epidural anaesthesia and analgesia are indicated for oesophageal surgery. A rare but serious complication is spinal haematoma, which can occur on insertion, manipulation or withdrawal of catheters. Evidence an...

    Authors: Owain Thomas, Emanuel Lybeck, Per Flisberg and Ulf Schött

    Citation: Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:14

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