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Ventilation with isoflurane in the Triservice anaesthetic apparatus: a comparison with halothane and trichlorethylene.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1863049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recovery from anaesthesia using the Triservice anaesthetic apparatus with either isoflurane alone or halothane and trichlorethylene, was assessed by measurement of reaction time. There was no statistically significant improvement in recovery between patients who received low concentrations of isoflurane and those who received halothane and trichlorethylene. The mean profiles of systolic pressure and heart rate were significantly greater in the isoflurane group (P less than 0.05) than in the halothane/trichlorethylene group. Cardiovascular stability was maintained into the recovery period. The benefits of low concentrations of isoflurane as sole agent in the Triservice anaesthetic apparatus and their extrapolation to a shocked casualty in a military setting are discussed.
D R Roberts; R J Pethybridge
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Clinical Trial; Comparative Study; Controlled Clinical Trial; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England     Volume:  73     ISSN:  0035-8843     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Publication Date:  1991 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-05     Completed Date:  1991-09-05     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7506860     Medline TA:  Ann R Coll Surg Engl     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  258-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Royal Naval Hospital Haslar, Gosport, Hampshire.
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MeSH Terms
Anesthesia Recovery Period*
Anesthesia, Inhalation / instrumentation*
Blood Pressure / drug effects
Heart Rate / drug effects
Military Medicine / methods
Reg. No./Substance:
151-67-7/Halothane; 26675-46-7/Isoflurane; 79-01-6/Trichloroethylene

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