Hemodynamic changes following the administration of propofol to facilitate endotracheal intubation during sevoflurane anesthesia.

@article{Dewhirst2013HemodynamicCF,
  title={Hemodynamic changes following the administration of propofol to facilitate endotracheal intubation during sevoflurane anesthesia.},
  author={Elisabeth Dewhirst and Christopher T Lancaster and Joseph Drew Tobias},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={26-9}
}
BACKGROUND The common intravenous anesthetic agent, propofol, is frequently reported to have negative inotropic and chronotropic effects. In the pediatric population, propofol is commonly used after inhalation induction to facilitate endotracheal intubation without the need for a neuromuscular blocking drug agent. In this setting, we have noted that propofol administration is commonly followed by tachycardia. The current study prospective evaluates heart rate and blood pressure changes… CONTINUE READING
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