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Hypoxaemia after premedication in cardiac patients. Glycopyrronium compared with hyoscine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3344948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Arterial blood gases were analysed before and approximately one hour after premedication in two groups of 10 patients awaiting cardiac surgery. One group received intramuscular papaveretum and hyoscine, the other papaveretum and glycopyrronium. Similar, small but statistically significant reductions in mean arterial oxygen tension and oxygen saturation, and increases of arterial carbon dioxide tension occurred in both groups. Hypoxaemia in individual patients was unpredictable and in some was clinically relevant.
M A Hetreed
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1988 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-03-31     Completed Date:  1988-03-31     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  52-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
St Thomas' Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Anoxia / chemically induced*
Drug Combinations
Glycopyrrolate / adverse effects*
Myocardial Revascularization*
Opium / adverse effects
Preanesthetic Medication*
Pyrrolidines / adverse effects*
Scopolamine / adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Drug Combinations; 0/Pyrrolidines; 51-34-3/Scopolamine; 596-51-0/Glycopyrrolate; 8008-60-4/Opium

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