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Hypotensive anaesthesia 

Hypotensive anaesthesia
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Hypotensive anaesthesia
Author(s):

Andrew Jones

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199564217.003.0020
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date: 27 February 2020

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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