PMID: 589507Nov 1, 1977

Physostigmine reversal of postoperative somnolence

Canadian Anaesthetists' Society Journal
G E HillC R Sentker

Abstract

The effects of physostigmine on reversal of post-operative somnolence following general anaesthesia were evaluated in 187 patients. Significant reversal of anaesthetic-induced post-operative somnolence was observed in those patients receiving physostigmine when compared to a control group. These results suggest that general anaesthesia with halothane may be included in those situations where central nervous system depression may be reversed by administration of physostigmine. Cholinergic side-effects observed with physostigmine administration were minimal.

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Jan 1, 1990·Psychopharmacology·M MimuraH Miyake
Jul 1, 1979·Canadian Anaesthetists' Society Journal·J C DrummondP S Young
Jul 1, 1983·Canadian Anaesthetists' Society Journal·A H Maister
Aug 12, 1999·Canadian Journal of Anaesthesia = Journal Canadien D'anesthésie·C R Ries
May 1, 1985·Canadian Anaesthetists' Society Journal·R S HannallahB S Epstein
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