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Research Article
Published On: January 26, 2018

Investigating the Effects of Premedication with Low-Dose Fentanyl, Lidocaine and Ketamine on Fentanyl-Induced Cough

Hatami M1, Hobab H1, Ayatollahi V1 and Vaziribozorg S2*
Objective: This study was designed to investigate whether premedication with low-dose fentanyl, lidocaine and ketamine can decrease the incidence of FIC efficiently. Design: A randomized double-blind clinical trial study. Setting: Shahid Sadoughi hospital, Shahid Sadoughi University of medical sciences, Yazd, Iran. Patients or Subjects: 200 patients undergoing surgery were randomly allocated into four group...

Research Article
Published On: January 26, 2018

Comparison the Effects of Propofol and Ketofol on Sedation in ICU Patients with CABG Surgery

Moshtaghion H1, Karimi E1, Abdollahi MH1 and Vaziribozorg S2*
Objective: We investigated the effects of propofol and ketofol on sedation in ICU patients with CABG surgery. Design: A randomized double-blind clinical trial study. Setting: Afshar hospital, Shahid Sadoughi University of medical sciences, Yazd, Iran. Patients or Subjects: Ninety patients with ASA class 1, 2 aged 40 to 60 years old, underwent CABG, surgery, were involved. Interventions: Patients were categor...

Mini Review
Published On: April 30, 2018

The Implementation of a Preanesthesia Testing Clinic-Our Experience

Lew MW*, Gray RJ and Raytis JL
In today’s healthcare environment, hospitals strive to provide safe patient care in an efficient manner. In 2009 in the United States it was estimated that unnecessary health care spending was $765 billion [1]....

Research Article
Published On: August 13, 2018

Reduced Preoperative Testing is not Associated with Inferior Outcomes after Orthopedic Surgery

Caitlyn Tang, Jordan Starr, Howard A. Chansky and Irene Rozet*
Purpose: Routine preoperative testing is not recommended in patients with mild comorbidities. We hypothesized that routine testing can be safely reduced in patients...