How do pediatric anesthesiologists define intraoperative hypotension?

  title={How do pediatric anesthesiologists define intraoperative hypotension?},
  author={Olubukola O Nafiu and Terri Voepel-Lewis and Michelle L Morris and Wilson T Chimbira and Shobha V Malviya and Paul I Reynolds and Kevin K Tremper},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  volume={19 11},
INTRODUCTION Although blood pressure (BP) monitoring is a recommended standard of care by the ASA, and pediatric anesthesiologists routinely monitor the BP of their patients and when appropriate treat deviations from 'normal', there is no robust definition of hypotension in any of the pediatric anesthesia texts or journals. Consequently, what constitutes hypotension in pediatric anesthesia is currently unknown. We designed a questionnaire-based survey of pediatric anesthesiologists to determine… CONTINUE READING
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