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Total intravenous anaesthesia

JK Oosterhuis and AR Absalom

in Landmark Papers in Anaesthesia

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2013 | ISBN: 9780199583386
Published online October 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191753428 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199583386.003.0004

Series: Landmark Papers in

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Chapter 4 covers total intravenous anaesthesia (TIVA), its modern popularity, the complexities of pharmacokinetics of drug infusions and the benefits of the use of computer simulations in rational choice of opioids for infusions, as well as remifentanil, target-controlled infusion (TCI) technology, the Marsh and the Schnider models for propofol use, and the important advantages of propofol, including the beneficial effects on cerebral haemodynamics and the low incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting.

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Subjects: Anaesthetics

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