Jul 1, 1976

Clinical evaluation of injectable lorazepam as a premedicant: the effect on recall

Anesthesia and Analgesia
C D BlittB Wright


A double-blind comparison of lorazepam and placebo, lorazepam and pentobarbital, and a comparison of lorazepam IV drip versus lorazepam IV bolus as a premedicant showed this new agent to offer promise as a sedative premedicant. However, the potency of the drug demands caution, and its use for outpatient premedication is not recommended.

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Anti-Anxiety Effect
Intravenous Injections
Graft-vs-Host Disease
Mental Recall
Anesthesia, Intravenous
Clinical Trials
Incisors, Fused Mandibular
Preanesthetic Medication

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