oa South African Medical Journal - Steroid anaesthesia: a clinical trial with 'presuren' brand hydroxydione
|Article Title||Steroid anaesthesia: a clinical trial with 'presuren' brand hydroxydione|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Anaesthesia, Addington Hospital, Durban|
|Publication Date||Oct 1959|
|Pages||894 - 896|
|Keyword(s)||Anaesthesiology, Hydroxydione, Presuren and Steroid anaesthesia|
A steroid, Presuren brand hydroxydione, was used as a basal anaesthetic in 100 patients. It was used as a 5% or 10% solution, with warm saline as the solvent. Induction is smooth and pleasant. Nitrous oxide has a synergistic action, and reducer doses of relaxants produce adequate relaxation.
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