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Intensive Care Medicine

, Volume 19, Issue 5, pp 305–305 | Cite as

Propofol induces bronchodilation in a patient mechanically ventilated for status asthmaticus

  • G. Conti
  • A. Ferretti
  • G. Tellan
  • M. Rocco
  • A. Lappa
Correspondence

Keywords

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Salbutamol Aminophylline Flunitrazepam Peak Inspiratory Pressure 
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© Springer-Verlag 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Conti
    • 1
  • A. Ferretti
    • 1
  • G. Tellan
    • 1
  • M. Rocco
    • 1
  • A. Lappa
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Anestesiologia e Rianimazione Policlinico Umberto IUniversità degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”RomeItaly

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