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August, 2013

Smoking-Cessation Initiative for OR Patients receives critical acclaim, and has potential nation-wide

Thursday, August 29, 2013

New research by Western University anesthesiologists Dr. Pat Morley-Forster, and Dr. Philip Jones, has shown patients about to undergo surgery can be successfully convinced to butt out. … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty (Dr. Philip Jones and Dr. Wojciech Dobkowski )

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Single-stage hybrid coronary revascularization with long-term follow-up. [The objective of this study was to assess clinical follow-up and graft and stent patency at 6 months and 5 years in a single-stage hybrid revascularization population] … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty (Dr. Fiona Ralley)

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

One Dose of Tranexamic Acid Is Safe and Effective in Revision Knee Arthroplasty. ((Abstract)): The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of tranexamic acid on blood loss and transfusion rates in revision total knee arthroplasty... READ MORE … (Read More)

Simulating Operating Room Emergencies to Increase Patient Safety

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Dr. Richard Cherry, Director of the ACCTTS and anesthesiologist, LHSC: “The goal of the training was to increase patient safety during an emergency by providing staff an opportunity to hone their skills in a safe environment while focusing on effective communication between disciplines.” … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty (Drs. Indu Singh, Kristine Marmai, Philip Jones)

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

The Efficacy of 2 Doses of Epidural Morphine for Postcesarean Delivery Analgesia: A Randomized Noninferiority Trial. Anesth Analg. 2013 Aug 6. [Epub ahead of print] … (Read More)

In the Literature: New Research from Our Faculty (Dr. Philip Jones)

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Lacosamide adjunctive therapy for partial-onset seizures: a meta-analysis. Objective: To determine if lacosamide provides improved efficacy and safety, reduced length of hospital stay and improved quality of life compared with other anti-epileptic therapies for adults with partial-onset seizures. … (Read More)