Yahya Saeed, Iram Alia, Qasim Farooq.
Wake up Test in Patients Undergoing Harrington Instrumentation: Comparison of two Techniques.
Pak J Med Health Sci Jan ;6(4):847-9.

Aim: To compare two techniques for wake up test in patients undergoing Harrington instrumentation. Setting: Department of Anaestheisa, Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Lahore Methods: Both male and female patients aged 13 to 25 years, having ASA status I and II undergoing Harrington instrumentations and who gave informed consent were included. Patient having mental retardation, or having neuromuscular disease were excluded. The patients were given instructions regarding wake up test that they would have to squeeze the hand of anaesthesiologist in their fingers and would have to move their toes intraoperatively when given the command. Results: The results were obtained by analysis of data in SPSS version 15.0 and independent samples t test was applied to compare the results. Conclusion: With O2 - N2O - propofol infusion the arousal time was less as compare to O2 - N2O - midazolam infusion technique.

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