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dc.contributor.advisorGreen-Boesen, Kellyen
dc.contributor.advisorBoesen, Kevinen
dc.contributor.authorHaun,Cameron
dc.contributor.authorSchwehr, Rebecca
dc.contributor.authorGreen-Boesen, Kelly
dc.contributor.authorBoesen, Kevin
dc.date.accessioned2016-06-24T15:40:16Z
dc.date.available2016-06-24T15:40:16Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/614589
dc.descriptionClass of 2011 Abstracten
dc.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: To compare the use of propofol to dexmedetomidine hydrochloride (Precedex®) in patients undergoing pain pump placements at University Physicians Hospital. METHODS: A retrospective chart review was performed evaluating anesthesia charts from December 2009 through February 2011. Heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), respiratory rate (RR), surgery time, and length of stay in the PACU were collected for both treatment groups. Demographic variables were also collected including age, sex, medical condition for which they are having a procedure performed, other co-morbid conditions and concurrent medications. RESULTS: Charts were reviewed for 8 dexmedetomidine patients and 16 propofol patients. There was no statistical difference among the groups with regard to demographics. The groups had similar procedural average systolic blood pressures, diastolic blood pressures, and heart rate (p = 0.93; p = 0.56, p = 0.37 respectively). The procedure time and recovery time in the PACU were similar between the dexmedetomidine group and propofol group (p = 0.52; p = 0.25, respectively). The endpoint respiratory rate was significantly lower in the propofol group (p = 0.05). There was no difference in additional sedative-analgesic medication use. CONCLUSION: Dexmedetomidine does not offer any clinical advantages to propofol when used as anesthesia for pain pump placement.
dc.language.isoen_USen
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en
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dc.subjectdexmedetomidine hydrochloride (Precedex®)en
dc.subjectpropofolen
dc.subjectpain pump placementen
dc.subject.meshDexmedetomidine
dc.subject.meshPropofol
dc.subject.meshAnesthesia
dc.titleEfficacy of Dexmedetomidine Compared to Propofol in Pain Pump Placement Proceduresen_US
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dc.typeElectronic Reporten
dc.contributor.departmentCollege of Pharmacy, The University of Arizonaen
dc.description.collectioninformationThis item is part of the Pharmacy Student Research Projects collection, made available by the College of Pharmacy and the University Libraries at the University of Arizona. For more information about items in this collection, please contact Jennifer Martin, Associate Librarian and Clinical Instructor, Pharmacy Practice and Science, jenmartin@email.arizona.edu.en
html.description.abstractOBJECTIVES: To compare the use of propofol to dexmedetomidine hydrochloride (Precedex®) in patients undergoing pain pump placements at University Physicians Hospital. METHODS: A retrospective chart review was performed evaluating anesthesia charts from December 2009 through February 2011. Heart rate (HR), blood pressure (BP), respiratory rate (RR), surgery time, and length of stay in the PACU were collected for both treatment groups. Demographic variables were also collected including age, sex, medical condition for which they are having a procedure performed, other co-morbid conditions and concurrent medications. RESULTS: Charts were reviewed for 8 dexmedetomidine patients and 16 propofol patients. There was no statistical difference among the groups with regard to demographics. The groups had similar procedural average systolic blood pressures, diastolic blood pressures, and heart rate (p = 0.93; p = 0.56, p = 0.37 respectively). The procedure time and recovery time in the PACU were similar between the dexmedetomidine group and propofol group (p = 0.52; p = 0.25, respectively). The endpoint respiratory rate was significantly lower in the propofol group (p = 0.05). There was no difference in additional sedative-analgesic medication use. CONCLUSION: Dexmedetomidine does not offer any clinical advantages to propofol when used as anesthesia for pain pump placement.


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