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Intra-operative patient-controlled sedation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1872456     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Patient-controlled sedation using propofol is described in 23 ASA 1 patients undergoing surgical extraction of third molars. Cardiovascular and respiratory stability was maintained and sedation was no deeper than full eyelid closure with prompt response to verbal command. Amnesia for the extractions was common (70%), but there was no significant amnesia for recovery room events. Intra-operative patient cooperation was good, postoperative patient satisfaction high and all patients stated they liked the self-administration and would use the same technique again. Propofol dose was correlated with both procedure length (r = 0.587; p = 0.003) and surgical difficulty (rs = 0.550; p = 0.010).
Authors:
G E Rudkin; G A Osborne; N J Curtis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  46     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1991 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-13     Completed Date:  1991-09-13     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  90-2     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Day Surgery Unit, Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Blood Pressure / physiology
Conscious Sedation*
Female
Humans
Male
Molar, Third / surgery*
Propofol / administration & dosage*
Self Administration / instrumentation
Tooth Extraction / methods*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
2078-54-8/Propofol

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