The incidence of cough induced by remifentanil during anesthetic induction was decreased by graded escalation of the remifentanil concentration

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BACKGROUND It is well known that opioids induce coughing. Many drugs such as lidocaine and ketamine are used to effectively prevent the coughing induced by opioids and this has been revealed to be effective. In this study, we evaluated the preventive effect of a graded escalation of the remifentanil concentration using a target controlled infusion pump and… (More)
DOI: 10.4097/kjae.2010.58.2.117

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@inproceedings{Lim2010TheIO, title={The incidence of cough induced by remifentanil during anesthetic induction was decreased by graded escalation of the remifentanil concentration}, author={Ji Hun Lim and Sie Jeong Ryu and Young Soo Lim}, booktitle={Korean journal of anesthesiology}, year={2010} }