Sevoflurane in paediatric anaesthesia: a review.

  title={Sevoflurane in paediatric anaesthesia: a review.},
  author={Karen L. Goa and Stuart Noble and Caroline M. Spencer},
  journal={Paediatric drugs},
  volume={1 2},
UNLABELLED Sevoflurane is an ether inhalation anaesthetic agent with low pungency, a non-irritant odour and a low blood: gas partition coefficient. It can be rapidly and conveniently administered without discomfort, and its low solubility facilitates precise control over the depth of anaesthesia and a rapid and smooth induction of, and emergence from, general anaesthesia. As an induction and maintenance agent for ambulatory and nonambulatory surgery in children, sevoflurane provides more rapid… CONTINUE READING
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