Optimal remifentanil dose for lightwand intubation without muscle relaxants in healthy patients with thiopental coadministration: a prospective randomised study.

@article{Jeon2012OptimalRD,
  title={Optimal remifentanil dose for lightwand intubation without muscle relaxants in healthy patients with thiopental coadministration: a prospective randomised study.},
  author={Young-Tae Jeon and Ah-Young Oh and Sang-Heon Park and Jung-Won Hwang and Hee-Pyoung Park},
  journal={European journal of anaesthesiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={
          520-3
        }
}
CONTEXT Muscle relaxants used to facilitate tracheal intubation have disadvantages. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the dose requirements for remifentanil combined with thiopental for optimal lightwand intubation without muscle relaxants. DESIGN Prospective randomised controlled study. SETTING A tertiary care teaching hospital. PATIENTS Ninety-six patients requiring general anaesthesia for elective surgery. INTERVENTIONS Patients received remifentanil 1, 2, or 3 μg kg(-1… CONTINUE READING
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