Case Report

Neuroleptanalgesia and Anesthesia Its Usefulness in Poor-Risk Surgical Cases

Authors: GUENTER CORSSEN M.D.

Abstract

This paper and the ones to follow call attention to a relatively new concept of protecting the patient against surgical pain. In contrast to the usual effects of anesthetics upon the cerebral cortex to abolish pain, this concept uses drugs which selectively block cellular, autonomic and endocrine mechanisms which are normally activated by stress.

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