Attenuating the Agent: Reducing Opioid “Virulence”

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(1) Northern Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, LLC, Eagle River, Alaska, USA (2) WWAMI Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Anchorage, Alaska, USA   KeywordsAgentPathogenicAntibiotic resistanceVirulenceAntivirulenceOpioidAttenuationMesolimbicNucleus accumbensVentral tegmental areaExtended-releaseLong-actingControlled-releaseSustained-releaseTimed-releaseOxyContinRisk evaluation…

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Best Practices Education, Part II: Evidence for and Against Opioid Therapy

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(1) Northern Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, LLC, Eagle River, Alaska, USA (2) WWAMI Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Anchorage, Alaska, USA   KeywordsOpioidsPreemptive analgesiaMultimodalChronic postsurgical painChronic non-cancer painNeuropathicVisceralCancerEvidence-based…

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Best Practices Education, Part III: Regulatory and Advisory Issues Related to Opioid Therapy for Pain

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(1) Northern Anesthesia & Pain Medicine, LLC, Eagle River, Alaska, USA (2) WWAMI Program, University of Washington School of Medicine, Anchorage, Alaska, USA   KeywordsDrug Enforcement AdministrationPractitioner’s manualControlled Substance ActDrug…

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Assisted Ventilation in the ICU: When and to Whom?

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Fig. 7.1 Pressure support ventilation (PSV) algorithm: each patient’s effore troggers the ventilator (yellow arrows). The ventilator assists the spontaneous inspiratory effort with a pre-set constant level of pressure (dotted…

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High-Flow Oxygen Therapy

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Consequences of dry and cold oxygen supplementation  Injury to the airway mucosa  Bronchoconstriction and increase in airway resistance  Dryness of airway secretions  Mucociliary dysfunction  Increase in work of breathing Following…

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Critical Care Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Davide Chiumello (ed.)Practical Trends in Anesthesia and Intensive Care 2017doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61325-3_10 10. Critical Care Management of Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH) Luciana Mascia1  , Anna Teresa Mazzeo2 and Simone Caccia2 (1) Dipartimento di Scienze e Biotecnologie Medico…

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Sedation and Analgesia During Noninvasive Ventilation (NIV)

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Davide Chiumello (ed.)Practical Trends in Anesthesia and Intensive Care 2017doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61325-3_9 9. Sedation and Analgesia During Noninvasive Ventilation (NIV) Lara Pisani1, Giuliano Lo Bianco2, Marinella Pugliesi2, Jacopo Tramarin2 and Cesare Gregoretti2   (1) Department of Specialistic, Diagnostic…

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Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: A New and Important Entity in the ICU

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© Springer International Publishing AG 2018Davide Chiumello (ed.)Practical Trends in Anesthesia and Intensive Care 2017doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-61325-3_8 8. Acute-on-Chronic Liver Failure: A New and Important Entity in the ICU Gianni Biancofiore1, 2   (1) Transplant Anesthesia and Critical…

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