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Guidelines for Appropriate Preoperative Investigations of Patients for Elective Surgery

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2018.196
Pages: 
39–45

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Accepted: 
08 Dec, 2018
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e-Published: 25 Mar, 2019

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Jamaica: Analysis of Clinical Characteristics, Mortality and Length of Hospital Stay

DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2016.549
Synopsis: 
This study analyzed the clinical characteristics and outcome of patients presenting for coronary artery bypass surgery at the University Hospital of the West Indies. The overall 30-day mortality rate was 8.4%, and the median intensive care and total hospital stays were 3 and 8 days, respectively.

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Objectives: A detailed analysis of coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgical cases performed at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) has never been conducted. We present the demographic profile, clinical characteristics, and outcome of cases performed during the period March 2010 to March 2016.

Accepted: 
11 Jan, 2017
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2017

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The Development of Anaesthetic Services in Jamaica

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Pages: 
73–5
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Formal training in the administration of anaesthesia was instituted on the recognition that dedicated physicians/ nurses offered a better morbidity/mortality profile to patients. Much progress has been made since the turn of the 20th century, in keeping with international standards.


“No nation, no race can face the future with confidence unless it knows what it is capable of. This is the function of history”. Charles Finch III.

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e-Published: 19 Aug, 2013

Russell-Silver Syndrome: Anaesthetic Implications and Management

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Pages: 
127–29
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Patients with Russell-Silver Syndrome are a challenge to the anaesthetist because of the variety of anomalies. Appropriate anaesthetic and surgical management can lead to uneventful experiences with these patients.

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e-Published: 10 Jun, 2013

The Development of Postgraduate Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Training at the University of the West Indies

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Pages: 
463–6
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The majority of graduates of the DM (Anaesthesia and Intensive Care), nurse anaesthetists and post-basic intensive care unit (ICU) nursing programmes have remained in the Caribbean and are providing invaluable services to its people. Some have become lecturers and are training future trainers.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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