Effect of ethnicity on the hypnotic and cardiovascular characteristics of propofol induction.


We compared the propofol dose causing loss of verbal response and suppression of bispectral index to 50, between 50 white and 50 black patients, aged 18-65 years. Propofol was administered at 40 mg.kg⁻¹.h⁻¹ and reduced to 8 mg.kg⁻¹.h⁻¹ when bispectral index fell to 50. We recorded heart rate and mean arterial pressure for 15 min in total and calculated, for… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2010.06568.x


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