anesthetic agent

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Noun1.anesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensationsanesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
drug - a substance that is used as a medicine or narcotic
general anaesthetic, general anesthetic - an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
intravenous anesthetic - an anesthetic that produces anesthesia when injected into the circulatory system
local anaesthetic, local anesthetic, topical anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, local - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
spinal anaesthetic, spinal anesthetic - an anesthetic that is injected into the spine
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The drug, a dissociative general anesthetic agent that blocks dopamine intake, currently is a schedule III controlled substance in the United States.
HNK also appears to have several advantages over ketamine in that it is 1,000 times more potent, does not act as an anesthetic agent, and can be taken by mouth, the authors report.
Cognitive impairment following electroconvulsive therapy-does the choice of anesthetic agent make a difference?
Among the topics are functions of the liver, considerations in selecting an inhaled anesthetic agent in liver disease, liver disease in pregnancy, anesthesia for liver transplant, and congenital cholestatic syndromes.
JHP will be responsible for manufacturing and supply of an injectable anesthetic agent.
Table 1: Effect of different clove extract concentrations as an anesthetic agent on hematological indices of Prussian carp.
The objective of this study was to determine phenol red thread test (PRTT) values in eyes of clinically normal Hispaniolan Amazon parrots before and after topical application of an ophthalmic anesthetic agent and compare findings with Schirmer tear test (STT) values.
You may not under any circumstances use any anesthetic agent, particularly propofol," Schwartz said.
Since its introduction, it has been found to be an effective topical anesthetic agent, with a high degree of efficacy, particularly for venepuncture and venous cannulation.
Anesthesia is a broad discipline; for orthopaedic applications, the type and location of the planned orthopaedic procedure is important in the selection of the most appropriate anesthetic agent and technique.
Although he had been exposed to isoflurane, an anesthetic agent that predisposes patients to malignant hyperthermia, initial signs of PRIS appeared on the third day following surgery, and the patient did not show all the signs and symptoms of malignant hyperthermia.
Dexmedetomidine is a unique sedative anesthetic agent that allows accurate control of the depth of sedation and provides analgesia, cardioprotection, renal protection, and neuroprotection without causing respiratory depression.