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2021 Jan 22

Medicine (Baltimore)



CONSORT the effect of a bolus dose of dexmedetomidine on postoperative pain, agitation, and quality of recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.


Choi J J, Kim K M, Park H Y, Chang Y J, Lee K C, Kim K Y, Kwak H J
Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Jan 22; 100(3):e24353.
PMID: 33546069.


The perioperative administration of dexmedetomidine may improve the quality of recovery (QoR) after major abdominal and spinal surgeries. We evaluated the effect of an intraoperative bolus of dexmedetomidine on postoperative pain, emergence agitation, and the QoR after laparoscopic cholecystectomy.