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Hypnosis for monitoring intraoperative spinal cord function.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  942828     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In such procedures as the Harrington operation for idiopathic scoliosis, evaluation of spinal cord function is advisable immediately after the back is straightened. The authors have used hypnosis for this procedure, as an adjunct to anesthetic management. Patients are awakened on the table, given lower extremity tests, and are then reanesthetized. The incidence of postoperative pain and other discomfort is also reduced by hypnosis.
A H Crawford; C W Jones; J A Perisho; J A Herring
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anesthesia and analgesia     Volume:  55     ISSN:  0003-2999     ISO Abbreviation:  Anesth. Analg.     Publication Date:    1976 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-03-30     Completed Date:  1976-03-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1310650     Medline TA:  Anesth Analg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  42-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Scoliosis / surgery
Spinal Cord / physiology*
Surgical Procedures, Operative*

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