A Comparison of Psychologic Responses to Ketamine and Thiopental–Nitrous Oxide–Halothane Anesthesia

@article{Garfield1972ACO,
  title={A Comparison of Psychologic Responses to Ketamine and Thiopental–Nitrous Oxide–Halothane Anesthesia},
  author={J M Garfield and Frances B. Garfield and J. Gilbert Stone and D. Hopkins and Lisa A. Johns},
  journal={Anesthesiology},
  year={1972},
  volume={36},
  pages={329-338}
}
Subjective psychologic responses to ketamine and to thiopental–nitrous oxide–halothane anesthesia, with two levels of preoperative information, were investigated in 48 young servicemen in a randomized, blind, prospective study. Ketamine produced a uniformly high incidence of illusions in both information groups, suggesting an intrinsic pharmacologic property of this drug. The combination of thiopental, nitrous oxide, and halothane also produced illusions, but their incidences were significantly… Expand
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