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Wednesday, January 09, 2008

Pethidine - Treatment of postoperative shivering

024. Which of the following agents is used for the treatment of postoperative shivering?

1. Thiopentone

2. Suxamethonium

3. Atropine

4. Pethidine


4. Pethidine


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In course of anaesthesia, Shivering occurs as a protective mechanism as inhalational agents, spinal/epidural block causes vasodilatation leading to heat loss. Shivering can be abolished by inhibition of hypothalamus,


Treatment of Shivering

    1. Pethidine or Pentazocine
    2. Oxygen Inhalation


Oxygen consumption may increase upto 4 times (400 %) during shivering. So oxygen inhalation during shivering is mandatory.


Most commonly shivering is seen after Halothane

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