In this issue of the Greek e-journal of Perioperative Medicine the first article of Massa E, et al answers vital questions concerning urgent readmissions to the ICU. It emphasizes that although a lot of efforts are being made to reduce them, these adverse events still exist. It provides also evidence, from current published literature, that readmitted patients to the ICU have a much poorer prognosis and higher mortality rates compared with other hospitalized patients.Continue reading
In this issue of the Greek e-journal of Perioperative Medicine for 2018 there is a wide coverage of interest in scientific articles.
The review article of Passakiotou M describes the safety and policy concerning the public health consequences of the massive arrival of migrants from various parts of the world, which puts the national health systems under pressure. The article emphasizes in public health interventions and intersectoral and international collaboration in order the arrived migrants and refugees to receive a more systematic health-reception which also will protect the public health of host countries.Continue reading
Στα δύο εμβόλιμα τεύχη του Ελληνικού Περιοδικού Περιεγχειρητικής Ιατρικής που παρουσιάζονται τον Σεπτέμβριο του 2018 έχουμε την τιμή να δημοσιεύσουμε τις περιλήψεις των Διαλέξεων, των Στρογγυλών Τραπεζιών, της Νοσηλευτικής Διημερίδας καθώς και του Βήματος των Νέων Ιατρών Συμποσίων (εμβόλιμο τεύχος Α) καθώς και των Επιστημονικών Εργασιών (εμβόλιμο τεύχος Β) του 15ου Συνεδρίου Αναισθησιολογίας και Εντατικής Ιατρικής Βορείου Ελλάδος, που θα διεξαχθεί στη Θεσσαλονίκη 20-23 Σεπτεμβρίου 2018.Continue reading
In this second issue of the Greek e-journal of Perioperative Medicine for 2018 a wide area of interests is covered.
The review article of Gortsou D, et al summarizes the nursing interventions for patients with Myasthenia Gravis (MG) undergoing surgical removal of the thymus gland. They concluded that prompt identification of the symptoms and signs of common MG complications combined with aggressive nurse interventions are the keys to ensure the best possible outcomes.
Dubey A assessed the line of action that forty anesthetic specialists would follow in case of an iatrogenic tooth avulsion during intubation and laryngoscopy. The author observed that few anesthetists knew the correct protocol in handling the avulsed tooth and also proposes measures like immediate reimplantation and stabilization of a permanent avulsed tooth.
The following retrospective study of Ioannidis R, et al compares the level of sensory block in parturients with different body height, after spinal anesthesia with local anesthetic of fixed volume and consistence. Authors concluded that body height of… Continue reading
In this first issue of the Greek e-journal of Perioperative Medicine for 2018 we are very honored to present -throughout our Editorial- an invitation from the organizing and scientific committee of the ANAESTHESIA 2018 for ANAESTHESIA 2018 – 15th Congress of Anesthesiology and Ιntensive Medicine which is to be held in Thessaloniki, on the 20th to the 23rd of September, 2018.
The present issue, also, covers a wide area of interests. The review article of Schizodimos et al summarizes the classification, epidemiology and management of Bloodstream infections (BSIs). They refer to the therapeutic strategy of Bloodstream infections that should be based on international guidelines in combination with local microbiology and local antibiotic resistance data.
Next, Grosomanidis V et al present an experimental study in order to record the effect of increased intra-abdominal pressure on the cardiovascular system of pigs, with or without additional sepsis. Their results showed that the increase in intra-abdominal pressure was well tolerated by the laboratory animals without septic condition,… Continue reading
Certainly, nobody during the autumn of 1990, when the 1st Congress of Anesthesiology & Intensive Medicine was first inaugurated, had any idea of the impact and the influence this new institution would gain in the years to come. This very first congress was under the organizational presidency of Dr. Nikos Balamoutsos, respectable teacher and skillful director in the field.
But this was not a surprise; Thessaloniki had already experienced pioneering in Anesthesiology. Dr. Spyros Makris (1926-1978) was the first ever Professor of Anesthesiology in Greece (1974) at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He wrote the very first textbooks of Anesthesiology in Greek and published more than one hundred papers, in Science, Anaesthesia and Analgesia, and other journals. This is the reason why during the opening ceremony, the honorary lecture has his name and is assigned to an academic with a broader scientific flair, normally from the local medical community.Continue reading