Obtunding legal definition of obtunding
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obtundverb abate, allay, alleviate, anesthetize, assuage, benumb, blunt, calm, deaden, desensitize, dull, ease, impair the force of, make blunt, make less violent, mitigate, moderate, modulate, numb, palliate, quell, quiet, reduce the edge, reduce the violence, soften, take the edge off, weaken
See also: abate, assuage, impair, palliate, soothe, subdue
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6[micro]g/kg body weight and 1[micro]g/kg body weight diluted in 10 ml saline, given 10 minutes before induction are equally efficacious in obtunding
the haemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and endotracheal intubation.
Intravenous Clonidine, a central [alpha]-2 agonist has become a popular agent for obtunding
haemodynamic responses to laryngoscopy and intubation.
19) Our finding are in consistent with the findings of Gamlin et al (29) who have reported effectiveness of ephedrine in obtunding
hypotensive effects of propofol when it was mixed with propofol.