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Anaesthesia equipment and monitoring in day surgery anaesthesia 

Anaesthesia equipment and monitoring in day surgery anaesthesia
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Anaesthesia equipment and monitoring in day surgery anaesthesia
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Jan Jakobsson

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10.1093/med/9780199652969.003.0005
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date: 06 August 2021

The day surgical patient should become eligible for discharge within hours after the end of anaesthesia.

Intravenous induction with propofol followed by maintenance with either of the third- generation inhaled anaesthetics, sevoflurane or desflurane, or propofol infusion is equally effective.

Avoiding higher doses of opioid and muscle relaxation maintaining spontaneous respiration enables better titration of anaesthetic, facilitates rapid recovery, and decreases the risk for PONV....

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