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Validated perioperative pressure injury (PI) risk assessment measures are few and often cumbersome to complete, leading to missed opportunities to identify and target prevention interventions to those patients at increased risk for developing a postsurgical PI.
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We read with some interest the article by Lee et al. on using the COLDS assessment tool to evaluate the risk of perioperative respiratory adverse events in children with an upper respiratory tract in...
Melanoma accounts for a small proportion of all skin cancer cases but is responsible for most skin cancer-related deaths. Early detection and treatment can improve survival. Smartphone applications ar...
Clinical assessment of skin stiffness is unreliable in many applications. The durometer, an industrial device to measure hardness, has previously been applied in scleroderma. The Myoton is a noninvasi...
Methyl nicotinate (MN) induces a local cutaneous erythema in the skin and may be used as a local provocation in the assessment of microcirculation and skin viability. The aims were to measure the effe...
Perioperative neurocognitive disorders (PND's) remain an important complication after surgery. After many years of speculating about the etiology of this complication, currently studies ar...
The overall purpose for conducting this research is to improve the safety and efficacy of care for perioperative patients who have developmental delays and behavioral challenges. The speci...
Pain assessment in infants and toddlers is quite challenging since children in these populations are nonverbal or preverbal and cannot describe the presence and severity of pain that they ...
Pressure ulcers are severe injuries and wounds causing a substantial burden on patients, caregivers, and on healthcare systems worldwide. There is common agreement, that effective pressure...
1. Intravitreal injection can induce perioperative stress for the patients. 2. Different factors can modulate the pre-operative fear and physiologic reaction.
Critical care treatment using intensive monitoring and aggressive management of perioperative hemodynamics in high risk patients,
A measure of the quality of health care by assessment of unsuccessful results of management and procedures used in combating disease, in individual cases or series.
Tests or bioassays that measure the skin sensitization potential of various chemicals.
The qualitative or quantitative estimation of the likelihood of adverse effects that may result from exposure to specified health hazards or from the absence of beneficial influences. (Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 1988)
Prospective risk assessment tool aimed at identifying potential risks and their impact in healthcare settings.
An anesthesiologist (US English) or anaesthetist (British English) is a physician trained in anesthesia and perioperative medicine. Anesthesiologists are physicians who provide medical care to patients in a wide variety of (usually acute) situations. ...
Anything that breaks the skin is a wound because when the skin is broken, there's a risk of germs getting into the body and causing an infection. Follow and track Wound Care News on BioPortfolio: Wound Car...