A study of methoxyflurane anaesthesia

  title={A study of methoxyflurane anaesthesia},
  author={Ronald A. Millar and Mary E. S. Morris},
  journal={Canadian Anaesthetists’ Society Journal},
SummaryMethoxyflurane anaesthesia in dogs produced respiratory depression, a gradual moderate decline in blood pressure with minimal changes in heart rate, and no significant effect on blood glucose or plasria adrenaline and noradrenaline levels. Hypercarbia induced an immediate hypotensive response-and caused sigruficant increases in both catecholamines; haemorrhage was followed by significant increases in plasma adrenaline. Blood glucose increased as a result of hypercarbia and haemorrhage… CONTINUE READING