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Vincent W. S. Chan
Toronto Western Hospital
Publications 377
Johnny-Wei Bai (University Health Network), James Bao1
Estimated H-index: 1
(University Health Network)
+ 1 AuthorsVincent W. S. Chan54
Estimated H-index: 54
(University Health Network)
KEY POINTS The number of opioid-related deaths continues to rise in Canada. One contributing factor that may warrant more attention is perioperative prescribing. Many patients are first exposed to opioids after surgery to relieve acute pain. This relief, however, carries the risks of adverse effects
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T.E.F. Abbott1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Queen Mary University of London),
T. Ahmad1
Estimated H-index: 1
(Queen Mary University of London)
+ 2652 AuthorsRupert M Pearse38
Estimated H-index: 38
Abstract Background The surgical safety checklist is widely used to improve the quality of perioperative care. However, clinicians continue to debate the clinical effectiveness of this tool. Methods Prospective analysis of data from the International Surgical Outcomes Study (ISOS), an international observational study of elective in-patient surgery, accompanied by a systematic review and meta-analysis of published literature. The exposure was surgical safety checklist use. The primary outcome wa...
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Juan Russo6
Estimated H-index: 6
Tyler E. James3
Estimated H-index: 3
+ 16 AuthorsBenjamin Hibbert19
Estimated H-index: 19
Background:Clinical outcomes in acute coronary syndrome patients treated with P2Y12 inhibitors who require urgent coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) have not been well studied.Methods:We examined clinical outcomes in acute coronary syndrome patients in relation to the timing of CABG following P2Y12 inhibitor discontinuation ( 5 days). The primary ischemic outcome was a composite of death, reinfarction, need for revascularization, or stroke. The primary safety outcome was bleeding of at least...
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2018 in Minerva AnestesiologicaIF: 2.69
Katja Lenz2
Estimated H-index: 2
(University of Copenhagen),
Kenneth Jensen13
Estimated H-index: 13
(University of Copenhagen)
+ 6 AuthorsJens Børglum14
Estimated H-index: 14
(University of Copenhagen)
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2018 in Anesthesia & AnalgesiaIF: 3.46
Richelle Kruisselbrink4
Estimated H-index: 4
Angineh Gharapetian + 4 AuthorsAnahi Perlas34
Estimated H-index: 34
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Vincent W. S. Chan54
Estimated H-index: 54
(Toronto Western Hospital),
Anahi Perlas34
Estimated H-index: 34
(Toronto Western Hospital)
Ultrasound has been used to image the human body for over half a century. Dr. Karl Theo Dussik, an Austrian neurologist, was the first to apply ultrasound as a medical diagnostic tool to image the brain [1]. Today, ultrasound (US) is one of the most widely used imaging technologies in medicine. It is portable, free of radiation risk, and relatively inexpensive when compared with other imaging modalities, such as magnetic resonance and computed tomography. Furthermore, US images are tomographic, ...
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