Randomised double-blind comparative study of dexmedetomidine and tramadol for post-spinal anaesthesia shivering

@inproceedings{Mittal2014RandomisedDC,
  title={Randomised double-blind comparative study of dexmedetomidine and tramadol for post-spinal anaesthesia shivering},
  author={Geeta Mittal and Kanchan Gupta and Sunil Katyal and Sandeep Kaushal},
  booktitle={Indian journal of anaesthesia},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Dexmedetomidine (α2 adrenergic agonist) has been used for prevention of post anaesthesia shivering. Its use for the treatment of post-spinal anaesthesia shivering has not been evaluated. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the efficacy, haemodynamic and adverse effects of dexmedetomidine with those of tramadol, when used for control of post-spinal anaesthesia shivering. METHODS A prospective, randomised, and double-blind study was conducted in 50 American… CONTINUE READING
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