Why some anaesthetics are a pain

 作者:端木亿跸     |      日期:2019-03-01 14:05:02
HURTING after an operation? The surgeon’s knife might not be the only culprit. It seems that some general anaesthetics worsen post-operative inflammation. Some anaesthetics cause pain when administered. Isoflurane irritates the respiratory tract when inhaled, for example, and propofol causes inflammation at the puncture site if injected. To find out whether anaesthetics exacerbate pain after operations, Gerard Ahern of Georgetown University in Washington DC, and colleagues,