Publications By Department of Anaesthesia

  1. Kamya D, Mungayi V. Training and retaining anesthetists in Kenya: an alternative approach. Anaesthesia 2007; 62  Suppl. 1:96-102.

  2. Mungayi V, Nekyon D, Karuga R. Knowledge, attitude and use of labour pain relief methods among women attending antenatal clinic in Nairobi. EAMJ Vol. 85. No 9 September 2008: 438-4

  3. V. Mung’ayi , M.Qureshi, J.Bugo. Life threatening spinal shock and complete neurological recovery following minor spinal cord trauma in a patient with pre-existing cervical canal stenosis: Case report. EAMJ Vol 86 No 11 November 2009:529-32

  4. V. Mung’ayi , R.Karuga. Conformity to the surviving sepsis campaign international guidelines among physicians in a general intensive care unit in Nairobi. EAMJ Vol 87 No 8 August 2010

  5. Gisore E, Mung'ayi V, Sharif T. Incidence of post-dural puncture headache following caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi. East Afr Med J. 2010 Jun;87(6):227-30.

  6. F. Githae, V.Mung’ayi, W. Stones. Course and outcome of obstetric patients admitted to a university hospital intensive care unit -A seven year review. EAMJ Vol 88 No 10 October 2011:356-60

  7. Kabugi JG. Awake nasotracheal fiber-optic intubation in a patient with severe gunshot injury to the face: Case Report. Annals of African Surgery. 2011;7(1).

  8. Mwaka G, Mung'ayi V, Hacking N, Stones W. Pain Control for Uterine Fibroid Embolisation-An Initial Experience in East Africa. East African Medical Journal. 2011;88(6):203-7.

  9. Mwaka G, Thikra S, Mung’ayi V. The prevalence of postoperative pain in the first 48 hours following day surgery at a tertiary hospital in Nairobi. African health sciences. 2013;13(3):768-76.

  10. Thang'a P, Kamya D, Mung'ayi V . Effects of intravenous diclofenac on postoperative sore throat in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi: a prospective, randomized, double blind controlled trial. Afr Health Sci. 2013 Dec;13(4):999-1006.

  11. Mung’ayi V, Sharif T, Odaba DS. Blood transfusion and oxygen extraction ratio in patients admitted to the general intensive care unit: A quasi experimental study. African Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2014;4(2):66-70.

  12. Mung'ayi V, Mbaya K, Sharif T, Kamya D. A randomized controlled trial comparing haemodynamic stability in elderly patients undergoing spinal anaesthesia at L5, S1 versus spinal anaesthesia at L3, 4 at a tertiary African hospital. African Health Sciences. 2015;15(2):466-79.

  13. Okech UK, Chokwe T, Mung'ayi V. The operational setup of intensive care units in a low income country in East Africa. East African Medical Journal. 2015;92(2):72-80.

  14. Sharif T, Bugo J. A report from the first regional pain medicine symposia in East, Central and Southern A frican region. (ECSA-R)-"The Rhino Model in Pain Education in Africa". Afr Health Sci. 2015 Jun;15(2):438-43.

  15. Francis, C., Mung’ayi, V., & Thikra, S. A randomised controlled trial comparing the effect of adjuvant intrathecal 2 mg midazolam to 20 micrograms fentanyl on postoperative pain for patients undergoing lower limb orthopaedic surgery under spinal anaesthesia. African Health Sciences. 2016;16(1), 282-291.

  16. Mwaura L, Mung’ayi V, Kabugi J, Mir S. A randomised controlled trial comparing weight adjusted dose versus fixed dose prophylactic phenylephrine infusion on maintaining systolic blood pressure during caesarean section under spinal anaesthesia. African health sciences. 2016;16(2):399-411

  17. Misango D, Pattnaik R, Baker T, Dünser MW, Dondorp AM, Schultz MJ et al. Haemodynamic assessment and support in sepsis and septic shock in resource-limited settings. Transactions of The Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 2017 Nov 1;111(11):483-9.

  18. Morandi A, Piva SE, Ely W, Myatra SN,  Salluh JIF, Misango D et al. Worldwide Survey of the" Assessing Pain, Both Spontaneous Awakening and Breathing Trials, Choice of Drugs, Delirium Monitoring/Management, Early Exercise/Mobility, and Family Empowerment"(ABCDEF) Bundle. Critical Care Medicine. 2017 Sep 1.doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000002640

  19. Shrestha GS, Kwizera A, Lundeg G, Baelani JI, Azevedo LCP, Misango D et al. International Surviving Sepsis Campaign guidelines 2016: the perspective from low-income and middle-income countries. The Lancet Infectious Diseases. 2017 Sep 30;17(9):893-5.

  20. Lalani H, Waweru-Siika W, Mwogi T, Kituyi P, Kussin P. Evaluation Of Intensive Care Unit Outcomes And Mortality At A Referral Hospital In Western Kenya. InC55. CRITICAL CARE: CRITICAL CARE IN LOW AND MIDDLE INCOME COUNTRIES. American Thoracic Society. 2017 May (pp. A5855-A5855).

  21. Schultz MJ, Dunser MW, Dondorp AM, Adhikari N K, Iyer S, Misango, D. et al. (2017). Current challenges in the management of sepsis in ICUs in resource-poor settings and suggestions for the future. Intensive Care Med, 43(5), 612-624.

  22. Kamau A, Mung’ayi V, Yonga G. The effect of a preanaesthesia clinic consultation on adult patient anxiety at a tertiary hospital in Kenya:a cohort study. Afri Health Sci. 2017;17(1): 138-147.