Effects of intramuscular administration of lidocaine or bupivacaine on induction and maintenance doses of propofol evaluated by bispectral index


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Senturk M., Pembeci K., Menda F., Ozkan T., Gucyetmez B. , Tugrul M., ...More

BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA, vol.89, no.6, pp.849-852, 2002 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 89 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/bja/aef287
  • Title of Journal : BRITISH JOURNAL OF ANAESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.849-852

Abstract

Background. Interest in combining local and general anaesthesia has lead to studies investigating possible interactions. In a prospective, randomized, double-blind study, we tested whether local anaesthetics administered i.m. potentiate the hypnotic effect of propofol.