premedication


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premedication

Surgery any drugs administered to sedate and otherwise prepare a patient for general anaesthesia
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"We wanted to emphasize in our study the importance of premedication and change of iodinated contrast media type as useful preventive measures to prevent recurrent hypersensitivity reaction," Cha said in a statement.
The treatment regimen has been modified to include premedication with dexamethasone, tapered over several weeks.
In supine position after premedication with 10 mcg/kg glycopyrrolate and fentanyl 2 Hg/kg iv, patient was preoxygenated with 100% [O.sub.2] for 3 minutes, general anaesthesia was induced with IV propofol 23 mg/kg followed by atracurium 0.5 mg/kg iv to facilitate endotracheal intubation.
The second part included 12 items on surgery-related risk factors for undesired hypothermia, application of premedication, type of anesthesia, type of surgery, duration of surgery, temperature of the operating room, amount of fluid given in the operating room, application and amount of blood transfusion, heating method used intraoperatively,
Against the controversial results in the literature, the objective of this systematic review was to determine whether ibuprofen as premedication significantly reduces postendodontic pain, when compared to other premedications or placebo.
(3-10) Many of these studies, however, were not blinded or randomized and involved surgical patients who received premedication prior to propofol injection.
Demographic and clinical data of the patients are shown in Table 1.Mean ages, genders, ASA classifications, surgery times, and premedication regimens were similar in both the groups (p>0.05).
In group A premedication (prednisolone) was given and in group B placebo was given.
Although dosing was well tolerated with premedication and slower infusion rates, the patient withdrew consent due to the burden of balancing school and the clinical trial.
Objective: To determine the efficacy of Gabapentin and Lorazepam as premedication to reduce the presser response to intubation in cardiac patients undergoing CABG surgery.
An ideal anesthetic regimen consists of premedication agents which allay the anxiety and stress of the patient, stabilize the hemodynamics, decrease the secretions, and attenuate any pressor or stress responses associated with the use of techniques in delivering of standard general anesthesia.