A randomized study of the effects of preoperative ketorolac on general anaesthesia for caesarean section.

@article{ElTahan2007ARS,
  title={A randomized study of the effects of preoperative ketorolac on general anaesthesia for caesarean section.},
  author={Mohamed R. El-Tahan and Osama M. Warda and Amr M Yasseen and M M Attallah and Mohamed K. Matter},
  journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={214-20}
}
BACKGROUND Ketorolac may attenuate the maternal stress response to tracheal intubation, while avoiding opioid-induced neonatal depression. We aimed to evaluate the haemodynamic and hormonal effects of prophylactic ketorolac on surgical stress and analgesia after caesarean delivery. METHODS After ethical approval, 90 patients scheduled for elective caesarean delivery were randomly allocated receive either ketorolac 15 mg i.v. bolus 20 min before induction, followed by an infusion of 7.5 mg/h… CONTINUE READING
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