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Fentanyl is not best anaesthetic induction agent in rapid sequence intubation

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7169.1386 (Published 14 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1386
  1. I Taylor, Specialist registrar in anaesthesia.,
  2. D F Marsh, Specialist registrar in anaesthesia.
  1. Shackleton Department of Anaesthetics, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD

    EDITOROne of Minerva's paragraphs notes a recent study of rapid sequence intubation in the emergency department.12This Canadian study found fentanyl, a potent opioid analgesic, to be a superior induction agent to thiopentone or midazolam as …

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