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2.  Paradoxical reactions to benzodiazepines in intravenous sedation: a report of 2 cases and review of the literature. 
Anesthesia Progress  2002;49(4):128-132.
Paradoxical reactions to benzodiazepines have been thoroughly reported since the introduction of this type of drug. The mechanism of benzodiazepine action is through the gamma-aminobutyric acid receptors. Properties of benzodiazepine include sedation, anxiolysis, amnesia, anticonvulsion, and muscle relaxation. Unfortunately, adverse paradoxical reactions can be stimulated by benzodiazepines and are difficult to predict and diagnose. Two cases of paradoxical reactions associated with the use of intravenous midazolam are presented, and the management of this complication and its different etiologies are reviewed. The relationship of the paradoxical reaction to alteration of the cholinergic homeostasis, serotonin levels, the role of genetics, and gamma-aminobutyric acid receptor configuration is discussed.
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PMCID: PMC2007411  PMID: 12779114
3.  Propofol as an Intravenous Agent in General Anesthesia and Conscious Sedation 
Anesthesia Progress  1988;35(4):147-151.
Propofol has been shown in clinical studies to be a safe, effective, hypnotic, and amnesic anesthetic agent at induction doses of 2-2.5 mg/kg and maintenance doses of approximately 9mg/kg per hour. Significant post-induction hypotension reported earlier can be reduced to a all in MAP of less than 25% when the drug is used alone (without nitrous oxide or narcotic premedication). Post-induction apnea is minimized by avoidance of pre-induction hyperventilation. Acute and long term venous tolerance is acceptable. Emergence from anesthesia induced and maintained with propofol is rapid, predictable and relatively free of postoperative complications. Incidence of drug interaction is low. Propofol causes no adrenocortical suppression and is not potentiated by ethanol, diazepam, amitriptyline or phenelzine. Preliminary investigation of propofol as an intravenous sedative agent at subanesthetic doses has been favorable.
PMCID: PMC2167960  PMID: 3046442
4.  Nitrous Oxide/N20 
Anesthesia Progress  1985;32(2):84.
PMCID: PMC2148527
5.  Response to 20/20 Program 
Anesthesia Progress  1983;30(5):135.
PMCID: PMC2515405  PMID: 19598663
6.  A Fresh Infusion 
Anesthesia Progress  1983;30(3):60.
PMCID: PMC2515436  PMID: 19598652
7.  Recession in Anesthesia Training? 
Anesthesia Progress  1983;30(1):4.
PMCID: PMC2515503  PMID: 19598651
8.  “Your Passport, Please” 
Anesthesia Progress  1982;29(6):156.
PMCID: PMC2515508  PMID: 19598640
9.  “Patient Selection is the Key” 
Anesthesia Progress  1982;29(2):37.
PMCID: PMC2515607  PMID: 19598630
10.  “Sedation” 
Anesthesia Progress  1980;27(4):137.
PMCID: PMC2235719
12.  Editorial 
Anesthesia Progress  1980;27(2):44.
PMCID: PMC2516318  PMID: 19598569
13.  “Routes of a Dentist” 
Anesthesia Progress  1979;26(2):53-54.
PMCID: PMC2515986
14.  Monitoring in Anesthesia 
Anesthesia Progress  1978;25(5):166-167.
PMCID: PMC2516035
15.  Local Anesthetics 
Anesthesia Progress  1976;23(4):113-114.
PMCID: PMC2515804
16.  The Current Status of Halothane 
Anesthesia Progress  1973;20(5):132-136.
PMCID: PMC2516653  PMID: 19598454
17.  Battle of Britain 
Anesthesia Progress  1970;17(4):79-81.
PMCID: PMC2235633  PMID: 19598416

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