Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2011

ISSN Print :  0975-4393

ISSN Online :  2349-2988


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An Assessment of Neonatal Status Using Apgar score: Pipecuronium Bromide Used as an Anaesthesia Drug during Caesarian-Section



Address:   Dhruv V.K.1, Sahu A.2 Bansal A.K.3, Shashikala Dhruv (Thakur)4, Shrivastav P.K.3, Baghel B.2, Viswanadham K. K.2 and Sharma S.5
Dept. of Anaesthesia1, Paediatrics2, Community Medicine3, Pathology4 and Pharmacology5, Govt. Medical College, Jagdalpur (BASTAR) -494001 -INDIA
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ABSTRACT:
Objectives: To know the effects of Pipecuronium Bromide used as general anaesthesia during caesarian section on neonates, if any? Material and Methods: Eighty five mothers who have undergone Caesarian Section were included in the study (sixty five in study and twenty in control group). Statistical analysis: Chi-square tests, Proportion etc. were used for statistical analysis. Results: 85% had an average apgar score of 9.19 and 9.92 at 1 minute and 5 minutes interval. Only 15% had an average Apgar score of 5.77 to 8.0. Preoperative foetal distress and prematurity were the two factors leading to a poor scoring. Conclusion: It was concluded that pipecuronium Bromide can be used safely during Caesarian Section without any adverse effects on Neonates.
KEYWORDS:
Apgar score, Caesarian-Section, New-borne.
Cite:
Dhruv V.K., Sahu A., Bansal A.K., Shashikala Dhruv (Thakur), Shrivastav P.K., Baghel B., Viswanadham K. K., Sharma S.. An Assessment of Neonatal Status Using Apgar score: Pipecuronium Bromide Used as an Anaesthesia Drug during Caesarian-Section. Research J. Science and Tech. 2011; 3(4): 189-191.
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