Sevoflurane causes more postoperative agitation in children than does halothane.

  title={Sevoflurane causes more postoperative agitation in children than does halothane.},
  author={Axel Beskow and Per Westrin},
  journal={Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica},
  volume={43 5},
BACKGROUND An agitated recovery may occur after inhalation anesthesia. The aim of the present study was to assess the recovery quality after mask anesthesia with either halothane or sevoflurane in children. METHODS Sixty-two children, 8 months to 18 years of age, scheduled for minor surgery, were randomly assigned to receive either halothane or sevoflurane. The patients were premedicated with midazolam and anesthesia was induced i.v. with propofol or by inhalation and maintained with… CONTINUE READING


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