Hypotensive anaesthesia

Andrew Jones

in Oxford Textbook of Anaesthesia for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Published in print June 2010 | ISBN: 9780199564217
Published online July 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199697854 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Textbook in Anaesthesia

 Hypotensive anaesthesia

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The intentional lowering of systemic blood pressure during general anaesthesia in an attempt to minimize operative blood loss and improve the operating conditions has a selected role in anaesthesia for maxillofacial surgery. The safe application of deliberate hypotensive anaesthetic techniques is dependent on a comprehensive understanding of the physiology and pharmacology involved.

Chapter.  3433 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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