Plasma catecholamine responses to tracheal intubation.

  title={Plasma catecholamine responses to tracheal intubation.},
  author={David Derbyshire and A T Chmielewski and Deshayne Fell and Mair Vater and Kenneth J. Achola and Graham E. Smith},
  journal={British journal of anaesthesia},
  volume={55 9},
Plasma adrenaline and noradrenaline concentrations were measured in 24 patients during the induction of anaesthesia and the subsequent tracheal intubation. The patients received either suxamethonium 1 mg kg-1 or pancuronium 0.1 mg kg-1 to facilitate tracheal intubation. Mean arterial pressure (MAP) increased in both groups following laryngoscopy and… CONTINUE READING