Comparison of emergence and recovery characteristics of sevoflurane, desflurane, and halothane in pediatric ambulatory patients.

@article{Welborn1996ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of emergence and recovery characteristics of sevoflurane, desflurane, and halothane in pediatric ambulatory patients.},
  author={L G Welborn and Raafat S. Hannallah and Janet M Norden and Urs E. Ruttimann and Clair M. Callan},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  year={1996},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={917-20}
}
This study compares the emergence and recovery characteristics of sevoflurane, desflurane, and halothane in children undergoing adenoidectomy with bilateral myringotomy and the insertion of tubes. Eighty children 1-7 yr of age were studied. Thirty minutes prior to the induction of anesthesia, all patients received 0.5 mg/kg midazolam orally. Patients were randomly assigned to one of four groups: Group 1, sevoflurane induction and maintenance (S:S); Group 2, halothane induction and sevoflurane… CONTINUE READING

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