Thursday, May 15, 2014

Etomidate – a review of robust evidence for its use in various clinical scenarios   G. ERDOES et al

Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica

Volume 58, Issue 4, pages 380–389, April 2014

Etomidate-induced transient adrenocortical suppression is well documented and has been associated with increased mortality in sepsis. In surgical patients at risk of hypotensive complications, however, a review of current literature provides no robust evidence to contraindicate a single-bolus etomidate induction

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