obtund


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obtund

[äb′tənd]
(medicine)
To make dull or reduce, as to obtund sensibility.
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Lesson Pre-eclampsia/eclampsia: * obtund intubation response * severe: monitor blood pressure with an arterial line * avoid ergotamine.
2] probe on the dependent limb can obtund the amplitude of a plethysmographic waveform (2).
In the year 2014, Shalini et al (8) concluded that dexmedetomidine premedication obtund the intraocular pressure rise after suxamethonium and endotracheal intubation.
6] to attenuate the pressor response, while higher doses 25-75 [micro]g/kg can even obtund the response, nevertheless with postoperative complications like respiratory depression, bradycardia, nausea, vomiting and muscle rigidity.