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OBJECTIVE Postanaesthetic shivering is common during recovery from general anaesthesia. Therefore we studied whether urapidil suppresses postanaesthetic shivering. METHODS With written informed consent and approval of the local ethics committee, patients (ASA I-II) recovering from general anaesthesia were monitored for 1 h. Patients with continuous(More)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE Clonidine, which is used for induction of sympatholysis and prevention or treatment of alcohol withdrawal in anaesthesia and intensive care medicine, may have deleterious effects on intestinal mucosal perfusion. This study was designed to investigate the effects of clonidine on intestinal perfusion and oxygenation. METHODS(More)
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