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Attenuation of circulatory response to laryngoscopy and tracheal intubation: a comparison of two methods of topical anaesthesia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7158269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Circulatory responses to laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation were compared between three groups of patients, two of which were subjected to a procedure of topical anaesthesia before induction of general anaesthesia. Topical anaesthesia, achieved with either a lidocaine dose aerosol or by gargling with viscous lidocaine, attenuated the magnitude of the pressor response to laryngoscopy and intubation but had no effect on the heart rate response. Lidocaine aerosol had some advantages over viscous lidocaine; these were the significantly smaller haemodynamic response to the local anaesthetic procedure itself and probably shorter duration of the circulatory changes produced by intubation. It is concluded that both of these simple methods are relatively ineffective in preventing haemodynamic changes associated with laryngoscopy and intubation and should probably be combined with another preventive method.
Authors:
U M Kautto; J Heinonen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta anaesthesiologica Scandinavica     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0001-5172     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Anaesthesiol Scand     Publication Date:  1982 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-03-17     Completed Date:  1983-03-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370270     Medline TA:  Acta Anaesthesiol Scand     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  599-602     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anesthesia, Local / methods*
Blood Pressure*
Female
Heart Rate*
Humans
Intubation, Intratracheal*
Laryngoscopy*
Lidocaine / administration & dosage
Male
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
137-58-6/Lidocaine

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