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Anesthetics and AnesthesiologyISSN: 2377-4630

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410160

The Unusual Migration of Right Subclavian Vein Triple Lumen Venous Catheter into Left Subclavian Vein: A Rare Presentation

Parul Raina, MD, Monica Yadav, MD and Abhishek Singh, MD

Article Type: Letter to Editor | First Published: 2023/06/10

Central venous catheter placement is associated with known risks and complications [1]. Its proper placement is necessary for long-term use. However, their mispositioning is not uncommon. But mispositioning of the catheter tip into the contralateral subclavian vein is extremely rare. After obtaining the informed written consent, we present an image of a 48-year-old female who presented to emergency with traumatic right above elbow amputation and blunt chest trauma. ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410159

Impact of mHealth on Informed Consent for General Anaesthesia in a Low to Middle-Income Country: A Double-Blind Randomized Control Trial

Sakina Bhaloo, MBChB, Vitalis Mung'ayi, MBChB, MMed, Wangari-Waweru Siika, MBChB, MMed, David Nekyon, MBChB, MMed and Jasmit Shah, MBChB, MMed

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: 2023/06/05

To establish whether patients who access a mobile health (mHealth) application following a pre-anaesthesia review have better knowledge of the anaesthetic process and higher satisfaction overall than those who receive a patient information leaflet....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410158

A Near-Fatal Anaphylactic Shock: Differential Diagnosis and Management

Ryan Kaplevatsky, BA and Sabry Ayad, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: 2023/05/24

Severe anaphylactic reactions to midazolam and Clindamycin are exceedingly rare. Thorough surveillance, early recognition, and prompt intervention for these reactions are imperative due to the widespread use of both of these medications in the surgical setting....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410157

Cardiac Anesthesia Management of an Acquired Methemoglobinemia Patient

E Kesimci, E Bihorac and A Sezgin

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: 2023/04/27

Acquired methemoglobinemia occurs most commonly from the ingestion of medications or toxins that oxidize the ferrous iron of hemoglobin. Anesthetizing patients with methemoglobinemia is a highly specialized task. Nevertheless, cardiac anesthesia for these patients requires high attention on maintenance of precise O2 delivery to tissues. We herein, describe an uneventful course of an acquired methemoglobinemia patient having on pump mitral valve replacement and two coronary vessel bypass grafting...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410156

Changing Trends in the Management of Accidental Dural Puncture during Labor Epidural Analgesia: A Narrative Review and Recent Updates

Surjya Prasad Upadhyay and Ajit Kanbur

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 31, 2023

Inadvertent or accidental dural puncture while attempting epidural for labor analgesia is a known anaesthetist complication with potential for post dural puncture headache, increased morbidity, prolonged hospitalisation and overall medical cost. Historically, following accidental dural puncture- resitation of the epidural catheter at another level was the norm. Over the last 2-3 decades, there is a paradigm shift in the management of dural puncture while attempting epidural....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2377-4630/1410155

A Survey of the Factors Affecting Theatre Turnaround Time in Kenyatta National Hospital Main Theatres

Belinda Adda Namisi, Caroline H karugu and Vernon Mark Gacii

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 22, 2023

Operating theatres are heavily budgeted departments in health facilities. Theatre turnaround time (TAT) is used as one modality in determining the efficiency of health service delivery. Factors that correlate with TAT in the Kenyan setting are largely unknown. The main objective of this study was to determine the factors affecting turnaround time in Kenyatta National Hospital’s main theatres. This was a descriptive observational study done in September and October 2021. Data on personnel, surg...

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