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Table 4 Availability of medications and intravenous fluids

From: The current state of anesthesia safety in a third world country: a cross-sectional survey among anesthesia providers in Ethiopia

N = 62 Always(100%) Almost always Often Sometimes Rarely Never
(100%) (76–99%) (51–75%) (26–50%) (1–25%) (0%)
Ketamine 54 (87.1%) 8 (12.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Diazepam or midazolam 23 (37.1) 33 (53.2%) 6 (9.7%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Morphine per oral (Po)/ Iv 0 (0%) 17 (27.4%) 7 (11.3%) 19 (30.6%) 7 (11.3%) 12 (19.4%)
Local anesthetic 25 (40.3%) 30 (48.4%) 7 (11.3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Dextrose 25 (40.3%) 18 (29%) 11 (17.7%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 5 (8.1%)
Normal saline or Ringer’s lactate 52 (83.9%) 10 (16.1%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Epinephrine (adrenaline) 41 (66.1%) 14 (22.6%) 2 (3.2%) 2 (3.2%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%)
Atropine 54 (87.1%) 8 (12.9%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Paracitamol Po 34 (54.8%) 25 (40.3%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
NSAID 40 (64.5%) 16 (25.8%) 3 (4.8%) 3 (4.8%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Magnesium 16 (25.8%) 18 (29%) 5 (8.1%) 8 (12.9%) 3 (4.8%) 12 (19.4%)