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Anaesthesia associated mortality in a district hospital in Zimbabwe: 1994 to 2001
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2005)
Objective: To describe anaesthetic associated mortality in a district hospital in Zimbabwe. Design: A retrospective descriptive study of anaesthesia associated mortality over an eight year period. Setting: Murambinda Mission ...
A critical incident reporting system in anaesthesia
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2001)
Objective: To audit the recently established Critical Incident Reporting System in the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care Medicine, University of Zimbabwe Medical School. The system was set up with the purpose of ...
A case report of the use of inflow occlusion and moderate hypothermia for a pulmonary valvotomy: Anaesthetic and surgical management
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 1986)
Pulmonary valvotomy was one of the earliest cardiac operations attempted.1 Indeed the success with which it was done did much to dispel the myths of the impossibility of operating on the heart, and ushered in the subsequent ...
Traumatic asphyxia during stadium stampede
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2004)
Objectives: To present a series of cases of survivors and non-survivors of traumatic asphyxia from a single mass casualty incident in Zimbabwe and a review of the literature. Design: Descriptive case review. Setting: ...
Pain: friend or foe
Pain, the most urgent of symptoms usually signals the presence of potential or on-going injury to tissue which requires attention.The warning that pain provides is, therefore, a good thing and in a way friendly. When pain ...
The need for peri-operative supplemental oxygen
(University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, 2002)
Molecular oxygen is a colourless and odourless gas which is essential to life. It accounts for 21% of the atmospheric air. Apart from its central role in oxidative phosphorylation to produce biological energy in the form ...