Epileptiform convulsion with Althesin

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Abstract

A case of a convulsion following induction of anaesthesia with Althesin is an epileptic patient is presented. The possible causes of the seizure are discussed. It is suggested that Althesin may be of use in activating techniques in EEG work and that anaesthetists should consider the possibility of facilitating an epileptic focus when using Althesin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)546-550
Number of pages5
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume28
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1973
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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