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Hypotensive anaesthesia 

Hypotensive anaesthesia
Hypotensive anaesthesia

Andrew Jones

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date: 27 October 2021

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.

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