Pre-operative forced-air warming as a method of anxiolysis.

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SUMMARY We tested the hypothesis that pre-operative forced-air warming is as effective for anxiolysis as intravenous midazolam, using a blinded, placebo controlled factorial design. One hundred and twenty patients were randomly assigned to cotton blanket and saline injection (n = 30), forced-air warmer and saline injection (n = 30), midazolam 30 microg x kg… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.2009.06036.x

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@article{Wen2009PreoperativeFW, title={Pre-operative forced-air warming as a method of anxiolysis.}, author={Renqian Wen and Kate Leslie and Priya Rajendra}, journal={Anaesthesia}, year={2009}, volume={64 10}, pages={1077-80} }