Interstitial Lung Disease

Following the ward round on the 15th of March 2018, here is some reading on interstitial lung disease.

Azadeh, N. et al (2018) Treatment of acute exacerbations of interstitial lung disease
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine, 12 (4), pp.309-313. Abstract Contact the Library if you would like to request this article.

Leuschner, G. & Behr, J. (2017) Acute exacerbation in interstitial lung disease
Frontiers in Medicine,  4:176. Full Text

Zafrani, L. et al (2014) Acute respiratory failure in critically ill patients with interstitial lung disease
PLoS One, 9 (8), e104897 Full Text

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Hagen-Poiseuille equation – the physics of flow

Following the ward round on the 15th of February 2018, here is some reading around the Hagen-Poiseuille equation.

Anaesthesia UK blog post: The physics of fluid flow – a tutorial

Open Anesthesia blog post: Poiseuille’s law: IV fluids

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Hyperoxia – or ‘Why is too much oxygen bad for you?’

Following the ward round on the 15th of February 2018, here is some reading around the effects of too much supplemental oxygen.

Helmerhorst, H.J. et al (2015) Bench-to-bedside review: the effects of hyperoxia during critical illness
Critical Care, 19:284. Full Text

Damiani, E. et al (2014) Arterial hyperoxia and mortality in critically ill patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis 
Critical Care, 18:711. Full Text

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Tracheostomy & Antiplatelet Therapy

Following the ward round on the 15th of February 2018, here is some reading on tracheostomies in patients on antiplatelets / anticoagulation therapies.

Pasin, L. et al (2015) Percutaneous tracheostomy in patients on anticoagulants.
Annals of Cardiac Anaesthesia, 18 (3), pp:329-34. Full Text

Abouzgheib, W. et al (2013) Percutaneous dilational tracheostomy in patients receiving antiplatelet therapy: is it safe?
Journal of Bronchology & Interventional Pulmonology, 20 (4), pp:322-5. Abstract Contact the Library if you would like to request this article

3: Barton, C.A. et al (2012) Anticoagulation management around percutaneous bedside procedures: is adjustment required?
Journal of Trauma & Acute Care Surgery, 72 (4), pp:815-20; quiz pp.1124-5. Full Text

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Aspergillosis

Following the ward round on the 2nd February 2018, here is some reading around diagnostic tests for apergillosis and prognosis.

Dynamed Plus (2016) Invasive aspergillosis. Full text

Denning, DW. et al (2015) Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis: rationale and clinical guidelines for diagnosis and management.
European Respiratory Journal. 47, pp:45-68. Full Text

The Aspergillus & Aspergillosis Website links to a wide range of resources for medical professionals. It is a worldwide resource governed by the Fungal Infection Trust and the University of Manchester.

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Complications following gender reassignment surgery

Following the ward round on the 2nd February 2018, here is some reading around complications following gender reassignment surgery and risk of necrotising gangrene.

Sigurjonsson, H. et al (2015) Male to female gender reassignment surgery: Surgical
outcomes of consecutive patients during 14 years.
JPRAS Open. 6, pp:67-73. Full Text

Cutruzzula Dreher, P. et al (2017) Complications of the neovagina in male-to-female transgender surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis with discussion of management.
Clinical Anatomy. 10 November 2017 (Online version). Abstract only

Bouman, MB. et al (2016) Primary Total Laparoscopic Sigmoid Vaginoplasty in Transgender Women with Penoscrotal Hypoplasia: A Prospective Cohort Study of Surgical Outcomes and Follow-Up of 42 Patients.
Plast Reconstr Surg. 138 (4) pp:614e-23e Abstract only

Imparato, E. et al. (2007) Long-term results of sigmoid vaginoplasty in a consecutive series of 62 patients. 
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 18 (12) pp:1465-9 Abstract only

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Lantus and nocturnal hypoglycaemia

Following the ward round on the 2nd February 2018, here is some reading around Lantus and its impact on nocturnal hypoglycaemia .

This blog post from the FUDiabetes Forum, summarises the key findings of the SWITCH 1 & 2 trials which are included below:

Lane, W. et al (2017) Effect of Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine U100 on Hypoglycemia in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes The SWITCH 1 Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA. 318 (1), pp:33-44. Full Text

Wysham, C. et al (2017) Effect of Insulin Degludec vs Insulin Glargine U100 on Hypoglycemia in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes The SWITCH 2 Randomized Clinical Trial.
JAMA. 318 (1), pp:45-56. Full Text

eMC (2017) Lantus 100 units/ml solution for injection in a vial. Full Text

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