Richard J. Perkins

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We studied the neuromuscular and cardiovascular effects of a single, rapidly administered intravenous dose of cisatracurium 0.15 in 27 infants (aged 1-23 months) and 24 children (aged 2-12.5 years). After midazolam premedication, anaesthesia was induced and maintained with thiopental and alfentanil in addition to nitrous oxide in oxygen.(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to determine the dose or doses of the new rapid-onset, short-acting, neuromuscular blocking drug rapacuronium that would provide satisfactory conditions for tracheal intubation at 60 s in infants and children. METHODS Sixty-five infants (< 1 yr), 51 younger children (1-6 yr), and 49 older children (7-12 yr) were(More)
Author(s): Emmanuel Mignot, Nicolas Rivière, Richard J. Perkins, André Paquier, Gilbert Travin. 1 Formerly Ph.D. Student, Hydrology—Hydraulics Research Unit, Cemagref, 3 bis, quai Chauveau, CP 220, 69336 Lyon Cedex 09, France. 2 Professor, Laboratoire de Mécanique des Fluides et d’Acoustique, Univ. de Lyon, CNRSECL-INSAL-UCBL1, INSA de Lyon, 20 av. A.(More)
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