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- Chemical properties and preparation of propofol
- Mechanisms of pain on injection of propofol
- Clinical strategies for the prevention of propofol injection pain
Pain on injection of propofol is a common problem, the cause of which remains unknown. The chemical properties and preparation of propofol, proposed mechanisms for the cause of the pain and clinical strategies to prevent pain on injection of propofol are reviewed in the hope of shedding some light on the subject.