B Walder

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Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Analgesia and sedation in critically ill patients
    Bernhard Walder
    Division of Anaesthesiology, Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:333-46. 2004
  2. pmc More insight into the fate of biomedical meeting abstracts: a systematic review
    Erik von Elm
    Centre for Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 3:12. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint [Evidence-based medicine and the systematic review in perioperative medicine]
    B Walder
    Division des Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux, Departement Anesthesiologie, Pharmacologie et Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux, Hopitaux Universitaires, 1211 Geneve 14, Schweiz
    Anaesthesist 50:689-94. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of patient-controlled opioid analgesia for acute postoperative pain. A quantitative systematic review
    B Walder
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 45:795-804. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Time and tidal volume-dependent ventilator-induced lung injury in healthy rats
    B Walder
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Division of Anaesthiological Investigations, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:785-94. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two processed EEG analyzers for assessment of sedation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    B Walder
    Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:107-14. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint A lack of evidence of superiority of propofol versus midazolam for sedation in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients: a qualitative and quantitative systematic review
    B Walder
    Divisions of Surgical Intensive Care, Department APSIC, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 92:975-83. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint [Sleep disturbances in critically ill patients]
    B Walder
    Service d anesthésiologie, Hopitaux Universitaires, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, 1211 Geneve 14
    Anaesthesist 56:7-17. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Seizure-like phenomena and propofol: a systematic review
    Bernhard Walder
    Department APSIC, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 58:1327-32. 2002
  10. doi request reprint European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates, and the European Society of Anaesthesiology Guideline: Non-anesthesiologist administration of propofol for GI endoscopy
    J M Dumonceau
    Service of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Endoscopy 42:960-74. 2010

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Analgesia and sedation in critically ill patients
    Bernhard Walder
    Division of Anaesthesiology, Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Swiss Med Wkly 134:333-46. 2004
    ..Implementation of guidelines for rational analgesia and sedation would help to reduce patients' length of stay in the intensive care unit...
  2. pmc More insight into the fate of biomedical meeting abstracts: a systematic review
    Erik von Elm
    Centre for Evidence Based Perioperative Medicine, Division of Anaesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    BMC Med Res Methodol 3:12. 2003
    ..We set out to estimate the proportion of abstracts submitted to meetings that are eventually published as full reports, and to explore factors that are associated with meeting acceptance and successful publication...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Evidence-based medicine and the systematic review in perioperative medicine]
    B Walder
    Division des Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux, Departement Anesthesiologie, Pharmacologie et Soins Intensifs Chirurgicaux, Hopitaux Universitaires, 1211 Geneve 14, Schweiz
    Anaesthesist 50:689-94. 2001
    ..In the specific settings of perioperative medicine the number of systematic reviews has become so important that recommendations for evidenced-based strategies of prevention and therapy can be formulated...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of patient-controlled opioid analgesia for acute postoperative pain. A quantitative systematic review
    B Walder
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 45:795-804. 2001
    ..The usefulness of intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) with opioids for postoperative analgesia is not well defined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Time and tidal volume-dependent ventilator-induced lung injury in healthy rats
    B Walder
    University Hospitals of Geneva, Division of Anaesthiological Investigations, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 22:785-94. 2005
    ..We evaluated the effect of duration of mechanical ventilation with different tidal volumes (VT) on ventilator-induced lung injury in healthy rats...
  6. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of two processed EEG analyzers for assessment of sedation after coronary artery bypass grafting
    B Walder
    Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Intensive Care Med 27:107-14. 2001
    ..The present study investigated the efficacy of two processed EEG monitors using SEF90% or SEF95% and BIS to differentiate between conscious (Ramsay score 4) and unconscious sedation (Ramsay score 6)...
  7. ncbi request reprint A lack of evidence of superiority of propofol versus midazolam for sedation in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients: a qualitative and quantitative systematic review
    B Walder
    Divisions of Surgical Intensive Care, Department APSIC, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 92:975-83. 2001
    ..Implications: The duration of adequate sedation time is longer with propofol compared with midazolam. In postoperative patients with sedation < 36 h, weaning is faster with propofol...
  8. ncbi request reprint [Sleep disturbances in critically ill patients]
    B Walder
    Service d anesthésiologie, Hopitaux Universitaires, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, 1211 Geneve 14
    Anaesthesist 56:7-17. 2007
    ..Follow-up needs to be long enough to detect adverse effects of withdrawal symptoms after termination of analgesia and sedation or delirium...
  9. ncbi request reprint Seizure-like phenomena and propofol: a systematic review
    Bernhard Walder
    Department APSIC, Functional Neurology and Neurosurgery Program of the University of Geneva, Switzerland
    Neurology 58:1327-32. 2002
    ..To confirm this hypothesis, to estimate the prevalence of propofol-related SLP, and to identify patients at risk, data of higher quality are needed...
  10. doi request reprint European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates, and the European Society of Anaesthesiology Guideline: Non-anesthesiologist administration of propofol for GI endoscopy
    J M Dumonceau
    Service of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Endoscopy 42:960-74. 2010
    ..These three societies have endorsed the present guideline...
  11. ncbi request reprint Propofol and midazolam versus propofol alone for sedation following coronary artery bypass grafting: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial
    B Walder
    Surgical Intensive Care Division, Department APSIC, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Anaesth Intensive Care 30:171-8. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of two single doses of tramadol on sleep: a randomized, cross-over trial in healthy volunteers
    B Walder
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 18:36-42. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: In healthy volunteers, a single dose of tramadol 50 mg disturbs sleep in the night of drug application. With 100 mg, sleep is disturbed in both the night of drug application and in the subsequent night...
  13. doi request reprint Hospital-wide surveillance of catheter-related bloodstream infection: from the expected to the unexpected
    W Zingg
    Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals and Faculty of Medicine, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Hosp Infect 73:41-6. 2009
    ..Our surveillance revealed similar CRBSI rates in both ICU and non-ICU departments, and when frequent ward transfers occurred. Hospital-wide CRBSI surveillance is advisable when a large proportion of CVC-days occur outside the ICU...
  14. ncbi request reprint Correlation between measured inferior vena cava diameter and right atrial pressure depends on the echocardiographic method used in patients who are mechanically ventilated
    Karim Bendjelid
    Surgical Intensive Care Division, Geneva University Hospital, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 15:944-9. 2002
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  15. ncbi request reprint Spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage and serious cardiopulmonary dysfunction--a systematic review
    Lucian M Macrea
    Division of Anesthesiology, Department APSIC Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, CH 1211, Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Resuscitation 65:139-48. 2005
    ..The association between the degree of neurological deficit and cardiopulmonary dysfunction in patients with spontaneous subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is poorly understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Number needed to treat (or harm)
    Martin R Tramer
    Division of Anesthesiology, Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    World J Surg 29:576-81. 2005
    ..Absolute risk reduction and number needed to treat should become standard summary estimates in randomized controlled trials...
  17. ncbi request reprint Respiratory physiotherapy to prevent pulmonary complications after abdominal surgery: a systematic review
    Patrick Pasquina
    Division of Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    Chest 130:1887-99. 2006
    ..To examine the efficacy of respiratory physiotherapy for prevention of pulmonary complications after abdominal surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Central venous catheter-associated infections
    Walter Zingg
    Doctor Infection Control Program, Geneva University Hospitals, 24 Rue Micheli du Crest, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Anaesthesiol 22:407-21. 2008
    ..This review describes the epidemiology, the frequency and the risk of CRBSI among non-cuffed CVCs, provides accepted definitions as well as descriptions of diagnostic techniques and highlights various prevention measures...
  19. pmc Prophylactic respiratory physiotherapy after cardiac surgery: systematic review
    Patrick Pasquina
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Department of Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology and Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    BMJ 327:1379. 2003
    ..To assess whether respiratory physiotherapy prevents pulmonary complications after cardiac surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and adverse effects of prophylactic antiemetics during patient-controlled analgesia therapy: a quantitative systematic review
    M R Tramer
    Department APSIC, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 88:1354-61. 1999
    ..7 (95% confidence interval 1.8-5.2), and that to prevent vomiting was 3.1 (2.3-4.8). Compared with placebo, the incidence of minor adverse effects with droperidol was increased with doses >4 mg/d...
  21. doi request reprint Reducing pain in patients undergoing cardiac surgery after implementation of a quality improvement postoperative pain treatment program
    Marc Diby
    Nursing Directorate, University Hospitals of Geneva, Rue Micheli du Crest 24, CH 1211 Geneva 14, Switzerland
    J Crit Care 23:359-71. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to test the effectiveness of a quality improvement postoperative pain treatment program after cardiac surgery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Transcranial Doppler versus angiography in patients with vasospasm due to a ruptured cerebral aneurysm: A systematic review
    C Lysakowski
    Divisions of Anesthesiology, Neuroanesthesia Unit, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Stroke 32:2292-8. 2001
    ..Our aim was to evaluate both the accuracy of TCD compared with angiography and its usefulness as a screening method in this setting...
  23. ncbi request reprint Propofol [correction of propfol] versus methohexital for electroconvulsive therapy: a meta-analysis
    B Walder
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care Unit, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 13:93-8. 2001
    ..The impact of the technique of anesthesia on the underlying disease needs to be established...
  24. doi request reprint European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, European Society of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Nurses and Associates, and the European Society of Anaesthesiology Guideline: Non-anaesthesiologist administration of propofol for GI endoscopy
    J M Dumonceau
    Service of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Anaesthesiol 27:1016-30. 2010
    ..These three societies have endorsed the present guideline.The guideline is published simultaneously in the Journals Endoscopy and European Journal of Anaesthesiology...
  25. ncbi request reprint Tacrolimus (FK 506)-induced hemolytic uremic syndrome after heart transplantation
    B Walder
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Geneva University Hospital, Switzerland
    J Heart Lung Transplant 17:1004-6. 1998
    ..The direct implication of tacrolimus, an alternative immunosuppressant to cyclosporine, was strongly supported by the recurrence of the syndrome after a second exposure to the treatment...
  26. ncbi request reprint Is low-dose haloperidol a useful antiemetic?: A meta-analysis of published and unpublished randomized trials
    Michael Buttner
    Division of Anesthesiology, Geneva University Hospitals, Switzerland
    Anesthesiology 101:1454-63. 2004
    ..4). There were no reports on cardiac toxicity. Postoperatively and in gastroenterology, haloperidol is antiemetic, with minimal toxicity. For other clinical settings and for children, valid data are unavailable...
  27. ncbi request reprint Colonization and bloodstream infection with single- versus multi-lumen central venous catheters: a quantitative systematic review
    Mathias Zürcher
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care and the Center for Evidence Based Critical Care, Anesthesia and Pain Treatment, Geneva University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Anesth Analg 99:177-82. 2004
    ..The risk of catheter colonization is not decreased. Although these conclusions are based on limited data, single-lumen catheters should be used whenever feasible...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prevention of bloodstream infections with central venous catheters treated with anti-infective agents depends on catheter type and insertion time: evidence from a meta-analysis
    Bernhard Walder
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 23:748-56. 2002
    ..To test the evidence that the risk of infection related to central venous catheters (CVCs) is decreased by anti-infective coating or cuffing...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influence of the type and rate of subarachnoid fluid infusion on lethal neurogenic pulmonary edema in rats
    Bernhard Walder
    division d investigations anesthésiologiques, University Hospitals Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg Anesthesiol 14:194-203. 2002
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of the prevention of delayed ischemic neurological deficits with hypertension, hypervolemia, and hemodilution therapy following subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Miriam M Treggiari
    Division of Surgical Intensive Care, Department of Anesthesia, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
    J Neurosurg 98:978-84. 2003
    ..The authors therefore conducted a systematic review to evaluate the efficacy of triple-H prevention in decreasing the rate of clinical vasospasm, DINDs, and death...
  31. ncbi request reprint Complications of central venous catheters: internal jugular versus subclavian access--a systematic review
    Sibylle Ruesch
    Division of Anaesthesiology, Department Anaesthesiology, Pharmacology, and Surgical Intensive Care, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Crit Care Med 30:454-60. 2002
    ..To test whether complications happen more often with the internal jugular or the subclavian central venous approach...