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S Kinthala

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

Issue: 
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

Safety Audit for Internal Emergencies and Theatre Disasters (SAFE-T): From Barbados

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2013.187
Pages: 
553

The Editor,

Sir,

On September 9, 2009, fire swept through a hospital on the Caribbean island of St Lucia, killing three patients. A definite plan to deal with major emergencies is an important element of any health institution.

Accepted: 
24 Jul, 2013
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e-Published: 08 May, 2014

Airway Obstruction and Inability to Ventilate Due to Swollen Uvula following Adenotonsillectomy in a Three-year Old Child

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2012.309
Pages: 
211–2

Dear Editor,

Sir,

Accepted: 
10 Apr, 2013
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e-Published: 11 Apr, 2014
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