Abstract

MEASURING HEMODYNAMIC RESPONSE IN DIRECT LARYNGOSCOPY AND INTUBATIONEFFECTS OF ORAL CLONIDINE VERSUS SUBLINGUAL NIFEDIPINE

Author(s): Yedoti Vijayakumari

In endotracheal anaesthesia, tracheal intubation can have undesirable cardiovascular events. With no effect in normal healthy persons, these deleterious effects in patients with hypertension, raised intracranial pressure, raised intraocular pressure and coronary arterial disease. This procedure requires a safe drug which negates all these undesirable effects, which are transient in nature.