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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Therefore use of McCoy laryngoscope can serve as an additional tool along with different pharmacological agents for obtunding
the pressor response.
CONCLUSION: Two different doses of Dexmedetomidine--0.6[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.
A stress free induction and obtunding
the increase in blood pressure and tachycardia to intubation will help set the stage for a smooth hypotensive technique.