Effect of preanesthetic intramuscular ranitidine on gastric acidity and volume in children.

@article{Kemmotsu1991EffectOP,
  title={Effect of preanesthetic intramuscular ranitidine on gastric acidity and volume in children.},
  author={Osamu Kemmotsu and Masako Mizushima and Yuji Morimoto and Rie Numazawa and Shigeo Kaseno and Takeyasu Yamamura and Shigeru Yokota},
  journal={Journal of clinical anesthesia},
  year={1991},
  volume={3 6},
  pages={451-5}
}
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effects of preanesthetic administration of intramuscular (IM) ranitidine on pH and volume of gastric contents in children. DESIGN Three randomized treatment groups. SETTING Central operating rooms at a university hospital. PATIENTS Forty children age 1 to 10 years undergoing a variety of elective surgical procedures requiring general anesthesia with endotracheal intubation. INTERVENTIONS IM ranitidine 1 mg/kg (n = 15) or 2 mg/kg (n = 15) was administered… CONTINUE READING