P G Firth

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Systemic embolism in an infant following haemangioma embolization: a two-step process
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia, Tufts Medical School, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:728-32. 2003
  2. doi request reprint A survey of perioperative management of sickle cell disease in North America
    Paul G Firth
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:43-9. 2011
  3. pmc Christmas: Years Like This. Ingested foreign bodies and societal wealth: three year observational study of swallowed coins
    P G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 339:b5066. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Anesthesia and hemoglobinopathies
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 27:321-36. 2009
  5. pmc Mortality on Mount Everest, 1921-2006: descriptive study
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 337:a2654. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Anaesthesia and high altitude: a history
    P G Firth
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anaesthesia 63:662-70. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Transient high altitude neurological dysfunction: an origin in the temporoparietal cortex
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 5:71-5. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-related acute lung injury or acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease? - A case report
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Can J Anaesth 50:895-9. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Airway management of tetanus after the Haitian earthquake: new aspects of old observations
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:545-7. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell disease and anesthesia
    Paul G Firth
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:766-85. 2004

Detail Information

Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Systemic embolism in an infant following haemangioma embolization: a two-step process
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia, Tufts Medical School, New England Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 13:728-32. 2003
    ..Potential intrathoracic shunts of the newborn together with changes associated with the vascular tumour are thought to have allowed systemic embolization of the embolic material...
  2. doi request reprint A survey of perioperative management of sickle cell disease in North America
    Paul G Firth
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Paediatr Anaesth 21:43-9. 2011
    ..Children with sickle cell disease frequently undergo surgical procedures that are associated with acute exacerbations of the disease. Current perioperative management practices are unclear...
  3. pmc Christmas: Years Like This. Ingested foreign bodies and societal wealth: three year observational study of swallowed coins
    P G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 339:b5066. 2009
    ..To examine the relation between coins ingested by children and the Dow Jones Industrial Average...
  4. doi request reprint Anesthesia and hemoglobinopathies
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesthesiol Clin 27:321-36. 2009
    ..This article reviews the common types of hemoglobinopathies, presents a basic summary of the pathophysiology relevant to anesthesia, and outlines current perioperative management...
  5. pmc Mortality on Mount Everest, 1921-2006: descriptive study
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    BMJ 337:a2654. 2008
    ..To examine patterns of mortality among climbers on Mount Everest over an 86 year period...
  6. doi request reprint Anaesthesia and high altitude: a history
    P G Firth
    Harvard Medical School, Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anaesthesia 63:662-70. 2008
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  7. ncbi request reprint Transient high altitude neurological dysfunction: an origin in the temporoparietal cortex
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    High Alt Med Biol 5:71-5. 2004
    ..Transient high altitude neurological dysfunction should be recognized as a separate complication of extreme altitude, distinct from high altitude cerebral edema...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transfusion-related acute lung injury or acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease? - A case report
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Can J Anaesth 50:895-9. 2003
    ..To describe how to differentiate transfusion-related acute lung injury from acute chest syndrome of sickle cell disease...
  9. doi request reprint Airway management of tetanus after the Haitian earthquake: new aspects of old observations
    Paul G Firth
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit St, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesth Analg 113:545-7. 2011
    ..Avoidance of tracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation during anesthesia may be desirable in the settings of limited resources in which tetanus usually presents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Sickle cell disease and anesthesia
    Paul G Firth
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Anesthesiology 101:766-85. 2004
  11. doi request reprint The anesthetic considerations of tracheobronchial foreign bodies in children: a literature review of 12,979 cases
    Christina W Fidkowski
    Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Anesth Analg 111:1016-25. 2010
    ..Close communication between the anesthesiologist, bronchoscopist, and assistants is essential...