Anaesthetic dosage in thiopental-curare-nitrous oxide anaesthesia, using a thiopental-curare mixture

  • Michael KeéRi-Szántó


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    Analysis of 86 casesin which a thiopental-curare mixture (Baird’s solution) was used, and a comparison with data obtained by others who administered the drugs separately, indicate that use of the mixture does not result in an increase of the dosage of either agent

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    Time-dose curves are presented to show that a definite curvilinear relationship exists between drug-utilization and the duration of anaesthesia.

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    In cases lasting over 45 minutes intubation will not increase the anaesthetic consumption.



Thiopental CANADIAN Anaesthetist Oxide Anaesthesia Anaesthetic Dosage Cent Nitrous Oxide 
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On a déterminé les besoins anesthésiques de 86 malades soumis à l’anesthésie au thiopental-curare (la solution de Baird). On a découvert qu’il existait une relation curvihgne très nette entre l’utilisation de & drogue et le temps d’anes thésie. La comparaison des présents énoncés avec ceux d’autres chercheurs qui ont administré le thiopental et le curare séparément, rnais selon la même technique, mdique qu’on a conservé le flexibilité de la technique en employant le mélange standard et qu’on pourrait réahser une certaine économie de curare. Les. résultats montrent aussi que, dans les interventions d’une durée supérieure à 45 minutes, l’intubation naccroit pas les besoins anesthésiques totaux du malade moven.


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© Canadian Anesthesiologists 1955

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael KeéRi-Szántó
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  1. 1.Division of AnaesthesiologyUniversity of Minnesota HospitalsMinneapolis 14

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