inhalation anaesthetic


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Noun1.inhalation anaesthetic - a gas that produces general anesthesia when inhaled
chloroform, trichloromethane - a volatile liquid haloform (CHCl3); formerly used as an anesthetic; "chloroform was the first inhalation anesthetic"
cyclopropane - a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic
diethyl ether, divinyl ether, ethoxyethane, ethyl ether, vinyl ether, ether - a colorless volatile highly inflammable liquid formerly used as an inhalation anesthetic
general anaesthetic, general anesthetic - an anesthetic that anesthetizes the entire body and causes loss of consciousness
halothane - a nonflammable inhalation anesthetic that produces general anesthesia; used along with analgesics and muscle relaxants for many types of surgical procedures
isoflurane - a widely used inhalation anesthetic
laughing gas, nitrous oxide - inhalation anesthetic used as an anesthetic in dentistry and surgery
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Abbott markets the leading inhalation anaesthetic sevoflurane, along with a broad line of other anaesthetic agents.
Firstly the enormous present cost to develop new drugs can only be justified if they are better than existing drugs Secondly, if isoflurane is indexed close to the ideal inhalation anaesthetic, there is little point in developing another which will give only marginal improvement.
We elected to given him a general inhalation anaesthetic, managing his airway with a classical size 4 LMA.