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Checklists in the operating room: Help or hurdle? A qualitative study on health workers' experiences
(BioMed Central, 2010-12-20)
Background: Checklists have been used extensively as a cognitive aid in aviation; now, they are being introduced in many areas of medicine. Although few would dispute the positive effects of checklists, little is known ...
Interventions on arterial pressure and perfusion flow rate during cardiopulmonary bypass : effects on global fluid shifts, cerebral metabolic and structural markers in a porcine model
(The University of Bergen, 2008-01-18)
Global and regional organ perfusion during cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) depends on hemodynamic parameters as mean arterial pressure (MAP) and perfusion flow rate. These parameters may also exert influence on the load of ...
Evidence and methodology in clinical pain trials with special focus on ketamine
(The University of Bergen, 2006-11-03)
Aims: To establish the evidence base for the use of the NMDA receptor antagonist ketamine in the treatment of acute postoperative pain and cancer pain, and in doing so, to assess the methodology used in acute pain and ...
Teamwork skills, shared mental models, and performance in simulated trauma teams: an independent group design
(BioMed Central, 2010-08-31)
Background Non-technical skills are seen as an important contributor to reducing adverse events and improving medical management in healthcare teams. Previous research on the effectiveness of teams has suggested that ...
Emergency intraosseous access in a helicopter emergency medical service: a retrospective study
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-07)
Intraosseous access (IO) is a method for providing vascular access in out-of-hospital resuscitation of critically ill and injured patients when traditional intravenous access is difficult or impossible. Different intraosseous ...
Multiple organ failure after trauma affects even long- term survival and functional status
(BioMed Central, 2007-09-04)
Background The aim of this study was to assess the incidence of organ failure in trauma patients treated in an intensive care unit (ICU), and to study the relationship between organ failure and long-term survival and ...