Effects of propofol versus thiopental on Apgar scores in newborns and peri-operative outcomes of women undergoing emergency cesarean section: a randomized clinical trial

@inproceedings{Tumukunde2015EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of propofol versus thiopental on Apgar scores in newborns and peri-operative outcomes of women undergoing emergency cesarean section: a randomized clinical trial},
  author={Janat T Tumukunde and Dlamini Diana Lomangisi and Ocen Davidson and Andrew Kintu and Ejoku Joseph and Arthur Kwizera},
  booktitle={BMC anesthesiology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND General and regional anesthesia are the two main techniques used in cesarean section. Regional anesthesia is preferred, but under certain circumstances, such as by patient request and in patients with back deformities, general anesthesia is the only option. Commonly used induction agents include thiopental, ketamine, and propofol, depending on availability and the maternal clinical condition. The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of thiopental and propofol on the… CONTINUE READING
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