Death after re-exposure to propofol in a 3-year-old child: a case report.

@article{Holzki2004DeathAR,
  title={Death after re-exposure to propofol in a 3-year-old child: a case report.},
  author={Josef Holzki and Christoph Aring and Alex Gillor},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={265-70}
}
This case report discusses the cause of death in a 3-year-old child who survived a high dose (20 mg x kg-1 x h-1) of propofol, infused over a period of 15 h, following which the patient developed a combined respiratory and metabolic acidosis, the oxygenation remaining normal. Bronchospasm was assumed to be the cause of hypercapnia. At this time the doctors… CONTINUE READING