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An evaluation of POSSUM and P-POSSUM scoring in predicting post-operative mortality in a level 1 critical care setting.
BACKGROUND: POSSUM and P-POSSUM are used in the assessment of outcomes in surgical patients. Neither scoring systems' accuracy has been established where a level 1 critical care facility (level 1 care ward) is available ...
The effect of anaesthetist grade and frequency of insertion on epidural failure: a service evaluation in a United Kingdom teaching hospital.
BACKGROUND: Despite being a commonly performed procedure, epidural catheter insertion has a significant failure rate. There is a lack of guidance as to how regularly the procedure should be performed in order to maintain ...