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  • High-frequency oscillation: a new mode of ventilation for the neonate 

    Inwood, S., G. A. Finley, and P. M. Fitzhardinge. 1986. "High-frequency oscillation: a new mode of ventilation for the neonate." Neonatal network : NN 4(5): 53-58.
    No abstract available.
  • A complication of external jugular vein catheterization in children 

    Finley, G. A.. 1988. "A complication of external jugular vein catheterization in children." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 35(5): 536-537.
    No abstract available.
  • Anaesthesia for a patient with Friedreich's ataxia and cardiomyopathy 

    Campbell, A. M., and G. A. Finley. 1989. "Anaesthesia for a patient with Friedreich's ataxia and cardiomyopathy." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 36(1): 89-93.
    Friedreich's ataxia is an inherited neuromuscular disorder often associated with significant cardiac disease. We report a case of Friedreich's ataxia in a 13-year-old girl with ulcerative colitis and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy ...
  • Perceived urgency and the anaesthetist: responses to common operating room monitor alarms 

    Finley, G. A., and A. J. Cohen. 1991. "Perceived urgency and the anaesthetist: responses to common operating room monitor alarms." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 38(8): 958-964.
    Increasing numbers and varieties of electronic monitors are used in hospital operating rooms. Many of these are equipped with auditory alarms which are loud, insistent, or irritating, and thus are frequently disabled by ...
  • Spinal anesthesia and Friedreich's ataxia 

    Finley, G. A., and A. M. Campbell. 1992. "Spinal anesthesia and Friedreich's ataxia." Anesthesia and Analgesia 74(2): 311-312.
    No abstract available.
  • Efficacy, duration, and absorption of a paediatric oral liquid preparation of ranitidine hydrochloride 

    Goresky, G. V., G. A. Finley, B. Bissonnette, and E. A. Shaffer. 1992. "Efficacy, duration, and absorption of a paediatric oral liquid preparation of ranitidine hydrochloride." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 39(8): 791-798.
    The objectives of this study were to assess the clinical efficacy of a new oral ranitidine liquid preparation in reducing gastric acidity and volume, to determine the degree of absorption of the drug, and to determine the ...
  • Delayed seizures following sedation with propofol 

    Finley, G. A., B. MacManus, S. E. Sampson, C. V. Fernandez, et al. 1993. "Delayed seizures following sedation with propofol." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 40(9): 863-865.
    Seizures occurred in two adolescents approximately six hours after sedation with propofol for bone marrow biopsy. Case #1 was a patient with chronic renal failure, hypertension, and anaemia. Case #2 had just been diagnosed ...
  • Successful treatment of painful crises of Fabry disease with low dose morphine 

    Gordon, K. E., M. D. Ludman, and G. A. Finley. 1995. "Successful treatment of painful crises of Fabry disease with low dose morphine." Pediatric neurology 12(3): 250-251.
    Fabry disease is an X-linked disorder characterized in childhood by angiokeratoma, corneal opacities, and pain. At age 7 years our patient began experiencing an intermittent intense "burning" sensation within his feet and ...
  • Cues parents use to assess postoperative pain in their children 

    Reid, G. J., J. P. Hebb, P. J. McGrath, G. A. Finley, et al. 1995. "Cues parents use to assess postoperative pain in their children." The Clinical journal of pain 11(3): 229-235.
    OBJECTIVE: Very little is known about the cues parents use to assess pain in their children. This study has described the cues (verbal and nonverbal) parents reported using to determine how their children felt following ...
  • Parents' management of children's pain following 'minor' surgery 

    Finley, G. A., P. J. McGrath, S. P. Forward, G. McNeill, et al. 1996. "Parents' management of children's pain following 'minor' surgery." Pain 64(1): 83-87.
    The aim of the investigation was to evaluate the prevalence, severity, and parents' management of children's pain following short-stay and day surgery. The subjects were 189 parents of children (2-12 years of age) who had ...
  • Postoperative pain in children 

    Finley, G. A., and P. J. McGrath. 1996. "Postoperative pain in children." Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie 43(4): 418-419.
    No abstract available.
  • Prevalence and source of pain in pediatric inpatients 

    Cummings, E. A., G. J. Reid, G. A. Finley, P. J. McGrath, et al. 1996. "Prevalence and source of pain in pediatric inpatients." Pain 68(1): 25-31.
    Our knowledge of the prevalence and sources of pain within hospital is limited. The present study is an epidemiological investigation of pain in a pediatric hospital. All children who were inpatients in a tertiary care ...
  • Development and preliminary validation of a postoperative pain measure for parents 

    Chambers, C. T., G. J. Reid, P. J. McGrath, and G. A. Finley. 1996. "Development and preliminary validation of a postoperative pain measure for parents." Pain 68(2-3): 307-313.
    Parents are now primarily responsible for the at home assessment and treatment of their children's pain following minor surgery. Although some research has suggested that parents underestimate their children's pain following ...
  • Attitudes and beliefs about medication and pain management in children 

    McGrath, P. J., and G. A. Finley. 1996. "Attitudes and beliefs about medication and pain management in children." Journal of palliative care 12(3): 46-50.
    No abstract available.
  • Coping with pain and surgery: children's and parents' perspectives 

    Reid, G. J., C. T. Chambers, P. J. McGrath, and G. A. Finley. 1997. "Coping with pain and surgery: children's and parents' perspectives." International Journal of Behavioral Medicine 4(4): 339-363.
    This article examines relations between coping with general and postoperative pain. Children's and parent's coping ratings, and the contribution of temperament and coping to postoperative adjustment. Before and after day ...
  • A comparison of patient-controlled and fixed schedule analgesia after orthognathic surgery 

    Precious, D. S., J. Multari, G. A. Finley, and P. McGrath. 1997. "A comparison of patient-controlled and fixed schedule analgesia after orthognathic surgery." Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons 55(1): 33-9; discussion 40.
    PURPOSE: The purpose of this prospective study was to compare the effectiveness of patient-controlled intravenous (i.v.) opioid analgesic administration (PCA) with fixed schedule and dosage oral/rectal administration of ...
  • Self-administration of over-the-counter medication for pain among adolescents 

    Chambers, C. T., G. J. Reid, P. J. McGrath, and G. A. Finley. 1997. "Self-administration of over-the-counter medication for pain among adolescents." Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 151(5): 449-455.
    OBJECTIVE: To examine over-the-counter (OTC) medication use and self-administration of medication among adolescents. DESIGN: In-person survey. SETTINGS: Three public junior high schools in Halifax, Nova Scotia. PARTICIPANTS: ...
  • Children's self-report of postoperative pain intensity and treatment threshold: determining the adequacy of medication 

    Gauthier, J. C., G. A. Finley, and P. J. McGrath. 1998. "Children's self-report of postoperative pain intensity and treatment threshold: determining the adequacy of medication." The Clinical journal of pain 14(2): 116-120.
    OBJECTIVE: Many studies have shown indirectly that children are undermedicated for postoperative pain. In this study, we used a pain self-report scale to examine this more directly. METHODS: We performed a survey with 63 ...
  • Phantom limb sensations and phantom limb pain in child and adolescent amputees 

    Wilkins, K. L., P. J. McGrath, G. A. Finley, and J. Katz. 1998. "Phantom limb sensations and phantom limb pain in child and adolescent amputees." Pain 78(1): 7-12.
    OBJECTIVE: To provide a better understanding of the prevalence, correlates and quality of phantom sensations and phantom pain in child and adolescent amputees. DESIGN: Retrospective survey study. SETTING: Recruitment through ...
  • Agreement between child and parent reports of pain 

    Chambers, C. T., G. J. Reid, K. D. Craig, P. J. McGrath, et al. 1998. "Agreement between child and parent reports of pain." The Clinical journal of pain 14(4): 336-342.
    OBJECTIVE: Parents are often the primary source of information regarding their children's pain in both research and clinical practice. However, parent-child agreement on pain ratings has not been well established. The ...