Management of oesophageal perforation

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Friday 24th June 2017 to provide some reading around management of oesophageal perforation.

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Dynamed Plus (2013) Perforated esophagus

Biancari et al (2013) Current Treatment and Outcome of Esophageal Perforations
in Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 75 Studies World J Surg 37:1051–1059

Bhatia et al (2011) Current Concepts in the Management of Esophageal Perforations: A Twenty-Seven Year Canadian Experience Ann Thorac Surg 2011;92:209 –15

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Cerebral salt wasting

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Friday 24th June 2017 to provide some reading around Cerebral Salt Wasting.

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Leonard et al. (2015) Cerebral salt wasting after traumatic brain
injury: a review of the literature Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and
Emergency Medicine (2015) 23:98

Sterns, R. H. and Silver, S. M. (2008) Cerebral Salt Wasting Versus SIADH: What
Difference? J Am Soc Nephrol 19: 194–196, 2008

Cerdà-Esteve et al (2008) Cerebral salt wasting syndrome: Review European Journal of Internal Medicine 19 (2008) 249–254

Singh et al (2002) Cerebral salt wasting: Truths, fallacies, theories, and challenges Crit Care Med 2002 Vol. 30, No. 11

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Metabolic Resuscitation in Sepsis – role of vitamin C

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Friday 24th June 2017 to provide some reading around the role of Vitamin C in metabolic sepsis resuscitation.

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Marik et al (2017) Hydrocortisone, Vitamin C, and Thiamine for the Treatment of Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: A Retrospective Before-After Study CHEST 2017; 151(6):1229-1238 http://journal.chestnet.org/article/S0012-3692(16)62564-3/pdf 

Scroll to the bottom of the article to read some really interesting discussions about the quality of the existing evidence and whether the recommended approach should be adopted.

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Methylene blue complications

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Friday 9th June 2017 to provide some reading around the use of methylene blue (methylthioninium chloride) and complications with anaesthesia.

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METHYLTHIONINIUM CHLORIDE BNF 2017

Methylthioninium chloride Proveblue 5 mg/ml solution for injection EMC 2016

Hypertension and Decreased Renal Blood Flow Following Methylene Blue Injection Birch, A; Boyce, W Anesthesia & Analgesia: September/October 1976

Risk of severe serotonin toxicity following co-administration of methylene blue and serotonin reuptake inhibitors: an update on a case report of post-operative delirium. Stanford et al. J Psychopharmacol. 2010 Oct;24(10):1433-8

Fatal methylene blue associated serotonin toxicity Top et al. Netherlands. The Journal of Medicine April 2014. 72 (3) 

 

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Acetazolamide: in ventilator weaning

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Friday 9th June 2017 to provide some reading around the role of Acetazolamide in ventilator weaning.

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Effect of Acetazolamide vs Placebo on Duration of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation Among Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Faisy et al. JAMA. 2016 Feb 2;315(5):480-8

Comments on the above:

Acetazolamide and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation for Patients With COPD. [JAMA. 2016]

Acetazolamide and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation for Patients With COPD–Reply. [JAMA. 2016]

Acetazolamide and Invasive Mechanical Ventilation for Patients With COPD. [JAMA. 2016]

Effects of early administration of acetazolamide on the duration of mechanical ventilation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or obesity-hypoventilation syndrome with metabolic alkalosis. A randomized trial. Rialp et al. Pulm Pharmacol Ther. 2017 Jun;44:30-37.  Abstract only.

Acetazolamide: a second wind for a respiratory stimulant in the intensive care unit? Heming et al. Critical Care 2012, 16:318 

Effectiveness of acetazolamide for reversal of metabolic alkalosis in weaning COPD patients from mechanical ventilation. Faisy et al. Intensive Care Med. 2010 May;36(5):859-63.  Abstract only

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Treatments for Inhalation Injury

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Friday 9th June 2017 to provide some reading around the combined use of N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC), salbutamol, heparin and sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) for the treatment of inhalation injury.

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Diagnosis and management of inhalation injury: an updated review Walker et al. Critical Care (2015) 19:351 

Inhaled Anticoagulation Regimens for the Treatment of Smoke Inhalation-Associated Acute Lung Injury: A Systematic Review Miller et al Crit Care Med. 2014 February ; 42(2): 413–419

Management of acute smoke inhalation injury Toon et al Crit Care Resusc. 2010 Mar;12(1):53-61.

Influence of nebulized unfractionated heparin and Nacetylcysteine in acute lung injury after smoke inhalation injury. Miller AC et al. J Burn Care Res, 30: 249-56, 2009. Abstract only available

Does a Nebulized Heparin/N-acetylcysteine Protocol Improve Outcomes in Adult Smoke Inhalation? Kashefi et al Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery – Global Open: June 2014 – Volume 2 – Issue 6 – p e165

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Adaptive support ventilation: long-term weaning of ICU patients

The following articles have been identified following the ward round on Thursday 11th May 2017 to provide a general overview of the above.

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Adaptive Support Ventilation From Intubation to Extubation:
A Word of Caution

Response to Adaptive Support Ventilation From Intubation to Extubation: A Word of Caution (Chest. 2016;149(1):280-281.)

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