AUGUST 2013 ISSUE

INVITED EDITORIAL

The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation: Pioneering success in safety but challenges remain

 

Robert K. Stoelting,MDPresident, Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
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EDITORIALS

Medication errors: A matter of serious concern

New strategy for severe Legionella pneumonia?

Joseph D. Tobias, MD*,Ghanshyam Yadav, MD**,Surender Kumar Gupta***,Gaurav Jain, MD, PDCC**** Koji Sumikawa, MD, Hiroaki Morooka, MD, Atsushi Tsuda, MD
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SPECIAL ARTICLE

Medical errors related to look-alike and sound-alike drugs

Samina Ismail, FCPS*,Arshad Taqi, FCPS**
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ORIGINAL ARTICLES

A comparative study of the effect of parentral and oral glutamine on biochemical parameters and on the duration of ICU stay in critically ill patients

Efficacy and patient acceptability of analgesia by intranasal diamorphine in burns patients: results of a pilot project

Dinesh Singh*, Sulekha Saxena**, Jai Shree Bogra***, Ajay Kr. Chaudhary****, Girish Chandra***, Shashi Bhushan*** Muhammad Adil Abbas Khan*, Thomas Reekie**, R Breakey***, Mark Gorman**, Mritunjay Kumar Varma****, Simon Law****
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Effect of gabapentin on opioid requirements in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy

An observational study of the risk factors and incidence of invasive fungal infections in ICU patients

Muhammad Amjad Khan*, Khalid Javaid Siddiqi**, Muhammad Aqeel*

Anil K Paswan, MD*, Dinesh C. Raju, MD**, D. K. Singh, MD***, R. K. Dubey, MD*, Pankaj K. Mishra, MD****

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Influence of pediatric disease severity on parental report of children admitted in a tertiary care center PICU

 A randomized, double blind, control study of the effects of adding nalbuphine to spinal bupivacaine for lower abdominal surgeries in elderly patients

Mohammed Naeem, MD, FCCP*, Ali Alshahrani**, Amir Omair, MBBS, MSc**, Sardar Sindhu, PhD*** Manisha  Sapate, MD, DA*, Preety Sahu**, W. S. Thatte, MD***,  Rashmi Dubey, MD***
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 Tetanus: still a killer in adults

Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation as an adjunct to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain management during pleurodesis

Muhammad Saleh Khaskheli, FCPS, MSc (Pain Medicine)*, Bashir Ahmed Khuhro**, Abdul Hakeem Jamali*** Alka Chandra, MD, DNB (Anaesth), MBA (Hosp Management)*, M. B. Dixit, MD**, Jayant N. Banavaliker, MD (Chest And TB)**, Vijay Thakur, DA (Anesthesia)****, Reena Ranjan*****
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Randomized double blinded controlled study of  ropivacaine versus bupivacaine in combined spinal epidural anesthesia

Comparison of ease of intubation in right and left lateral position using C-MAC videolaryngoscope

A Chandra Sekhar Reddy, MD*, Neha Singh, MD*, Parnandi Bhaskar Rao, M.D, PDCC*, T. R. Ramachandran, MD*, Sagiev Koshy George, MD*, Nateshan Bhumika, MD** Ravi Bhat*, C. S. Sanickop**, M. G. Dhorigoll**, Vijay Umrani***, S. N. Suresh**
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REVIEW ARTICLES

An internet based expert system to control workers compensation costs documented by outcome studies

NSAIDs and hypertension

Nelson Hendler, MD, MS Jamal Albishri, MBChB, ABIM, FCCR
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CASE REPORTS

Succinylcholine induced masseter muscle rigidity: an isolated event

Anesthetic management of a case of alkaptonuria

Mamta Sharma, MD*, Sidharth Sharma, MBBS**, Poonam Kalra, MD*, Amit Kulshreshtha, MD*** Pratheeba. N, DNB*, Neha Singh, MD*, Ranjan R.V, DA, DNB**, T. R. Ramachandran, MD***, Sageev Koshy George, MD***, Ramya GS, MD****
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Anesthetic management of a case of a large atrial septal defect with mild pulmonary hypertension for emergency cesarean section

Pneumomediastinitis following internal jugular vein central line insertion: Case report and review of literature

V. R. R Chari, MD*, Chhaya M. Suryawanshi, MD*, Preety Sahu** Golnar Sabetian, MD*, Hesamoddin Tabei, MD**, Farid Zand, MD***, Mohammad Reza Sasani, MD****
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Wonders with caudal epidural analgesia for tracheoesophageal fistula in neonates

Association of difficult airway to VACTERL anomaly: An anesthetic challenge

Mugdha Markandeya*, Ujjwala Andurkar*, Manisha Sapate*, Rajesh Gore* Divya Jain, MD*,Supriya Sampley, MD**, Gurpreet Kaur, MD**
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Unrecognised peripartum cardiomyopathy will have dire consequences

Use of doxazosin and phenoxybenzamine in two children with pheochromocytoma

Mohammad Shafiq*, Riaz Ahmed Khan*, Azam Khan*, Ameena Shah**, Safder Hussain * Henrik Hack
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Japanese encephalitis

Syringe swap and similar looking drug containers: A matter of serious concern

Zia Arshad*, Sulekha Saxena**, Ritu Verma*, Haidar Abbas***, GP Singh****,Jai Shree Bogra***** Ghanshyam. Yadav, MD*, Surender Kumar.Gupta**, Alok Kumar Bharti**, Sandeep Khuba, MD, PDCC*, Gaurav Jain, MD, PDCC*, Dinesh Kumar Singh, MD***
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PATIENT’S PERSPECTIVE

Drug errors: a case of syringe swap

Arshad Taqi, FCPS*, Tariq Hayat Khan, FCPS**

 

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LETTERS TO EDITOR

Anesthetic Management of  clival chordoma  with retropharyngeal extension: Importance of imaging

Neha Singh, MD*, Parnandi Bhaskar Rao, MD, PDCC**, Devendra Gupta, MD, PDCC***, Sushil Prakash Ambesh, MD****

Takayasu’s arteritis : An anesthetic challenge

Nidhi Bhatia, MD, DNB*, Kiran Jangra, MD**

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Inadvertent hydrothorax after multi lumen central venous catheter placement

*Sujit Vasudevan Nair, MD*, Khalifa Abdullah Mohammed Al-Ghafri, MRCS**, Aziz Haris, MD, STARCSI*, Rashid Manzoor Khan, MD* and Naresh Kaul, MD*

Endotracheal intubation with angiographic catheter after esophageal intubation in emergency department

Sukhen Samanta, MD, PDCC*, Sujay Samanta, MD**

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MY MOST UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE

OBITUARY

by: Dr Naseem Salahuddin  Prof. Faiz Ur Rehman by Prof. M Younis Khatri & Dr. Amin. M. Khuwaja
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