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M Fakoory

Outcomes and Health-related Quality of Life following Intensive Care Unit Stay in Barbados

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.139
Pages: 
447–53
Synopsis: 
There is an inverse correlation between Short Form 36 scores and acute physiology and chronic health evaluation (APACHE) IV score. The health-related quality of life, 90 days after the patients were discharged from the intensive care unit, is average or above average in the majority of the patients.

ABSTRACT

Objectives:  To evaluate the hospital outcome and health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adult patients admitted to intensive care units (ICUs) in Barbados.

Accepted: 
25 Oct, 2013
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e-Published: 08 May, 2014

Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Barbados

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Pages: 
19–21
Synopsis: 
A review of the first fifty cases of Video assisted thoracoscopic surgery performed at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados. The paper describes the technique used, its advantages versus thoracotomy, and presents the results, complications and mortality for these patients.

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e-Published: 06 Jun, 2013

A Technique for Mitral Valve Surgery in Sickle Cell Disease

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.280
Pages: 
204–5

 

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Accepted: 
30 Oct, 2013
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e-Published: 11 Apr, 2014
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