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Cigarette smoking and the haemodynamic response to tracheal intubation.
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PMID:  18279485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study investigated the effects of smoking and gender on the haemodynamic response after tracheal intubation. Patients were assigned to one of four groups: female non-smokers, female smokers, male non-smokers and male smokers. After tracheal intubation, the highest mean (SD) increase in heart rate (30 (18) %) and rate-pressure product (40 (29) %) was seen in male smokers. The increases in heart rate and rate-pressure product in male smokers were significantly greater than those in female non-smokers, p < 0.05. The increase in rate-pressure product was significantly greater in male smokers than in male non-smokers, p = 0.022.
O Cuvas; A Er; O C Ikeda; B Dikmen; H Basar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2008-02-12
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  63     ISSN:  1365-2044     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  2008 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-16     Completed Date:  2008-05-09     Revised Date:  2008-12-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  463-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Pressure / physiology*
Body Mass Index
Heart Rate / physiology*
Intubation, Intratracheal*
Middle Aged
Sex Factors
Smoking / physiopathology*
Comment In:
Anaesthesia. 2008 Nov;63(11):1262; author reply 1262   [PMID:  19032272 ]

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