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  1. Research

    Association of postoperative nausea/vomiting and pain with breastfeeding success

    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...

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

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:18

    Published on: 22 November 2017

  2. Research

    Are physician assistant and patient airway assessments reliable compared to anesthesiologist assessments in detecting difficult airways in general surgical patients?

    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 ...

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

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:20

    Published on: 22 November 2017

  3. Research

    Surgeons’ views on preoperative medical evaluation: a qualitative study

    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...

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

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:16

    Published on: 24 October 2017

  4. Research

    Pre- to postoperative coagulation profile of 307 patients undergoing oesophageal resection with epidural blockade over a 10-year period in a single hospital: implications for the risk of spinal haematoma

    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...

    Owain Thomas, Emanuel Lybeck, Per Flisberg and Ulf Schött

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:14

    Published on: 4 October 2017

  5. Research

    Evaluation of operating room reverse Trendelenburg positioning and its effect on postoperative hypoxemia, aspiration, and length of stay: a retrospective study of consecutive patients

    In 2014, this group published an investigation of surgical patients from 2012 who had substantial rates of postoperative hypoxemia (POH) and perioperative pulmonary aspiration (POPA). Therefore, we investigate...

    C. Michael Dunham, Barbara M. Hileman, Amy E. Hutchinson, Tamara Antonaccio, Elisha A. Chance, Gregory S. Huang, Gregory Szmaj, Kristen Calabro, Cynthia Bishop and Tyson T. Schrickel

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:10

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  6. Research

    The prevalence of pulmonary complications after thoracic and abdominal surgery and associated risk factors in patients admitted at a government hospital in Harare, Zimbabwe-a retrospective study

    The burden of HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa has presented unusual and challenging acute surgical problems across all specialties. Thoraco-abdominal surgery cuts through muscle and thereby disrupts the normal ...

    Cathrine Tadyanemhandu, Rufaro Mukombachoto, Clement Nhunzvi, Farayi Kaseke, Vasco Chikwasha, Samson Chengetanai and Shamila Manie

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:11

    Published on: 22 August 2017

  7. Opinion

    Re-designing the pathway to surgery: better care and added value

    The case for radical pathway re-design before surgery is in part driven by healthcare system pressures which are in turn the result of continuously rising demand in the face of tightly constrained resources. S...

    Michael P. W. Grocott, James O. M. Plumb, Mark Edwards, Imogen Fecher-Jones and Denny Z. H. Levett

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:9

    Published on: 20 June 2017

  8. Consensus

    American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) Joint Consensus Statement on Optimal Analgesia within an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for Colorectal Surgery: Part 2—From PACU to the Transition Home

    Within an enhanced recovery pathway (ERP), the approach to treating pain should be multifaceted and the goal should be to deliver “optimal analgesia”, which we define in this paper as a technique that optimize...

    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

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:7

    Published on: 13 April 2017

  9. Consensus

    American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) joint consensus statement on optimal analgesia within an enhanced recovery pathway for colorectal surgery: part 1—from the preoperative period to PACU

    Within an enhanced recovery pathway (ERP), the approach to treating pain should be multifaceted and the goal should be to deliver “optimal analgesia,” which we define in this paper as a technique that optimize...

    Matthew D. McEvoy, Michael J. Scott, 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

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:8

    Published on: 13 April 2017

  10. Consensus statement

    American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) joint consensus statement on measurement to maintain and improve quality of enhanced recovery pathways for elective colorectal surgery

    This article sets out a framework for measurement of quality of care relevant to enhanced recovery pathways (ERPs) in elective colorectal surgery. The proposed framework is based on established measurement sys...

    S. Ramani Moonesinghe, Michael P. W. Grocott, Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, Roberto Bergamaschi, Vijaya Gottumukkala, Thomas J. Hopkins, Stuart McCluskey, Tong J. Gan, Michael Monty G. Mythen, Andrew D. Shaw and Timothy E. Miller

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:6

    Published on: 17 March 2017

  11. Consensus statement

    “Simplified International Recommendations for the Implementation of Patient Blood Management” (SIR4PBM)

    More than 30% of the world’s population are anemic with serious medical and economic consequences. Red blood cell transfusion is the mainstay to correct anemia, but it is also one of the top five overused proc...

    Patrick Meybohm, Bernd Froessler, Lawrence T. Goodnough, Andrew A. Klein, Manuel Muñoz, Michael F. Murphy, Toby Richards, Aryeh Shander, Donat R. Spahn and Kai Zacharowski

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:5

    Published on: 17 March 2017

  12. Consensus

    American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER) and Perioperative Quality Initiative (POQI) joint consensus statement on prevention of postoperative infection within an enhanced recovery pathway for elective colorectal surgery

    Colorectal surgery (CRS) patients are an at-risk population who are particularly vulnerable to postoperative infectious complications. Infectious complications range from minor infections including simple cyst...

    Stefan D. Holubar, Traci Hedrick, Ruchir Gupta, John Kellum, Mark Hamilton, Tong J. Gan, Monty G. Mythen, Andrew D. Shaw and Timothy E. Miller

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:4

    Published on: 3 March 2017

  13. Research

    Physical activity levels in locally advanced rectal cancer patients following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy and an exercise training programme before surgery: a pilot study

    The aim of this pilot study was to measure changes in physical activity level (PAL) variables, as well as sleep duration and efficiency in people with locally advanced rectal cancer (1) before and after neoadj...

    Lisa Loughney, Malcolm A. West, Borislav D. Dimitrov, Graham J. Kemp, Michael PW. Grocott and Sandy Jack

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:3

    Published on: 16 February 2017

  14. Research

    Predictors of total morbidity burden on days 3, 5 and 8 after cardiac surgery

    Post-operative morbidity affects up to 36% of cardiac surgical patients. However, few countries reliably record morbidity outcome data, despite patients wanting to be informed of all the risks associated with ...

    Julie Sanders, Jackie Cooper, Michael G. Mythen and Hugh E. Montgomery

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:2

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  15. Research

    Pre-operative anaemia is associated with total morbidity burden on days 3 and 5 after cardiac surgery: a cohort study

    Pre-operative anaemia is associated with mortality and red blood cell (RBC) transfusion requirement after cardiac surgery. However, the effect on post-operative total morbidity burden (TMB) is unknown. We expl...

    Julie Sanders, Jackie A. Cooper, Daniel Farrar, Simon Braithwaite, Updeshbir Sandhu, Michael G. Mythen and Hugh E. Montgomery

    Perioperative Medicine 2017 6:1

    Published on: 21 January 2017

  16. Research

    Implementation of goal-directed fluid therapy during hip revision arthroplasty: a matched cohort study

    Several randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have demonstrated that intraoperative goal-directed fluid therapy (GDFT) can decrease postsurgical complications in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery. Howe...

    Marit Habicher, Felix Balzer, Viktor Mezger, Jennifer Niclas, Michael Müller, Carsten Perka, Michael Krämer and Michael Sander

    Perioperative Medicine 2016 5:31

    Published on: 13 December 2016

  17. Research

    Associations between ASA Physical Status and postoperative mortality at 48 h: a contemporary dataset analysis compared to a historical cohort

    In this study, we examined the association between American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status (ASA PS) designation and 48-h mortality for both elective and emergent procedures in a large contemporar...

    Thomas J. Hopkins, Karthik Raghunathan, Atilio Barbeito, Mary Cooter, Mark Stafford-Smith, Rebecca Schroeder, Katherine Grichnik, Richard Gilbert and Solomon Aronson

    Perioperative Medicine 2016 5:29

    Published on: 20 October 2016

  18. Research

    Coagulative safety of epidural catheters after major upper gastrointestinal surgery: advanced and routine coagulation analysis in 38 patients

    The risk of spinal haematoma in patients receiving epidural catheters is estimated using routine coagulation tests, but guidelines are inconsistent in their recommendations on what to do when results indicate ...

    Owain Thomas, Hampus Rein, Karin Strandberg and Ulf Schött

    Perioperative Medicine 2016 5:28

    Published on: 18 October 2016

  19. Research

    A case management report: a collaborative perioperative surgical home paradigm and the reduction of total joint arthroplasty readmissions

    Efforts to mitigate costs while improving surgical care quality have received much scrutiny. This includes the challenging issue of readmission subsequent to hospital discharge. Initiatives attempting to precl...

    Navid Alem, Joseph Rinehart, Brian Lee, Doug Merrill, Safa Sobhanie, Kyle Ahn, Ran Schwarzkopf, Maxime Cannesson and Zeev Kain

    Perioperative Medicine 2016 5:27

    Published on: 18 October 2016

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