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Postoperative analgesia in major orthopaedic surgery
Sixty‐two patients were given morphine 2 mg and 69 patients were given diamorphine 0·5 mg by either the epidural or intrathecal route. All had undergone either total hip replacement or spinal discExpand
CLINICAL STUDIES OF INDUCTION AGENTS XXVI: THE RELATIVE POTENCIES OF THIOPENTONE, METHOHEXITONE AND PROPANIDID
A method is described for estimating the relative potencies of intravenous anaesthetics. It is based on the time of onset of sleep after administration of various doses of the agent. Rapid transportExpand
Biochemical disturbances associated with total hip replacement.
A prospective study on 227 patients undergoing arthroplasty of the hip was carried out with reference to the effects on the cardiovascular and respiratory systems. Investigations revealed that theExpand
The recently introduced rapidlyacting barbiturates; a review and critical appraisal in relation to thiopentone.
"THIOPENTONE is a well tried and reliable drug . . . to displace such a drug, a new compound must have clear cut advantages and should be assessed in the light of the hazards inherent inExpand
Intramedullary pressure patterns.
  • D. Barron
  • Medicine
  • Clinical orthopaedics and related research
  • 1 November 1979
The insertion of cement and femoral prosthesis in total hip replacement produces biochemical abnormalities. These are thought to be caused by a marked rise in intramedullary pressure. Surgeons aim toExpand
SUPRA‐ORBITAL NEURAPRAXIA
I can find no reference to this complication of anaesthesia, in the standard text books on anzsthesia or in the literature. Case History A male subject, aged 54 years, weighing 11 stone approximatelyExpand
Clinical studies of induction agents. XVII. Relationship between dosage and side effects of intravenous barbiturates.
SUMMARY A retrospective analysis of the records of about 9,000 intravenous anaesthetics showed a striking relationship between dosage and induction complications. While the incidence of excitatoryExpand
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