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Propofol and spontaneous movements: an EEG study.
Spontaneous movements during induction of anesthesia with propofol were studied in 21 children aged 6-12 yr. The children were randomly assigned to group A (propofol 3 mg.kg-1), B (propofol 5Expand
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[Developments in electrophysiological diagnosis in neurology].
  • C. Dessibourg
  • Medicine
  • Revue medicale de la Suisse romande
  • 1 May 1989
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Sedation by propofol in tetanus — is it a muscular relaxant?
We investigated the muscular relaxant properties of propofol in a 54 year-old-man with severe tetanus. Four consecutive boluses of propofol 50 mg i.v. were administered. Mean muscular activityExpand
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[Imidazopyridines, an alternative to benzodiazepines].
  • C A Dessibourg
  • Medicine
  • Schweizerische Rundschau fur Medizin Praxis…
  • 1992
Imidazopyridines are a new class of molecules comprising so far a pure hypnotic agent--zolpidem, and an anxiolytic alpidem. The biochemical mode of action and the clinical characteristics areExpand
[Sleep disorders in the elderly].
Insomnia dominates the sleep disorders of the elderly. Sleep apnea, the restless legs syndrome and nocturnal agitation represent other facets. After eliminating the possibility of painful orExpand
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