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  1. Perioperative ARDS and lung injury: for anaesthesia and beyond

    Perioperative ARDS and lung injury: for anaesthesia and beyond

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Postoperative pulmonary complications are common and may be associated with significant cost. Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS), a life-threatening respiratory disease process characterised by hypoxaemia and reduced lung compliance, is one of the more serious pulmonary complications. The development of...
  2. Acute respiratory distress syndrome following a biphasic anaphylactic reaction to morphine: a case report and review of the literature

    Acute respiratory distress syndrome following a biphasic anaphylactic reaction to morphine: a case report and review of the literature

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia
    Background: Biphasic anaphylactic reaction is a variant of the usual and more commonly seen monophasic anaphylactic reaction. However, recently it has been observed that biphasic anaphylactic reaction may not be as uncommon as previously believed. Furthermore, serious and life-threatening complications...