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Propofol infusion syndrome in a super morbidly obese patient (BMI = 75)
(International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science, 2011-01)
Propofol infusion syndrome (PRIS) is a rare but often fatal complication as a result of large doses of propofol infusion (4–5 mg/kg/hr) for a prolonged period (>48 h). It has been reported in both children and adults. Besides large doses of propofol infusion, the risk factors include young age, acute neurological injury, ...
Postoperative sciatic and femoral or saphenous nerve blockade for lower extremity surgery in anesthetized adults
(International Journal of Critical Illness and Injury Science, 2015-12-01)
Background: Guidelines warn of increased risks of injury when placing regional nerve blocks in the anesthetized adult but complications occurred in patients that received neither sedation nor local anesthetic. This restriction of nerve block administration places vulnerable categories of patients at risk of severe opioid ...