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Assessing the utility of ultrasound guided vascular access placement with longer catheters in critically ill pediatric patients

Pediatric Anesthesia

Reviewed August 2023 by Dr K C Law

Summary This is a retrospective single-center cohort study looking at using ultrasound to place longer length peripheral intravenous cannulae to prolong its indwelling life-span and use, increase...

Beta Agonists for Prevention of Respiratory Adverse Events in Children Undergoing Adenotonsillectomy

Long-Acting, Short Acting, or Not Acting

Anesthesia Analgesia

Reviewed August 2023 by Dr J Houghton

Recent studies have shown a reduction in perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAE) especially the major PRAEs bronchospasm and laryngospasm with short acting inhaled beta agonists. This...

Effect of Tulobuterol Patch Versus Placebo on the Occurrence of Respiratory Adverse Events in Children Undergoing Tonsillectomies

A Randomized Controlled Trial

Anesthesia Analgesia

Reviewed August 2023 by Dr J Houghton

Hypothesis: Inhaled B-2 agonists have proven benefits in reducing the incidence of paediatric perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAE). Therefore, transdermal tulobuterol (peak effect 9-12...


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