preanaesthetic


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preanaesthetic

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preanesthetic

n
(Pharmacology) a drug administered prior to an anaesthetic
adj
1. (Surgery) performed, occurring or used before the giving of an anaesthetic
2. (Surgery) of, relating to or occurring during the time before anaesthetics were used or invented
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Gupta A, Gupta N (2010) Setting up and functioning of a preanaesthetic clinic.
Clinical comparison of preanaesthetic intramuscular medetomidine and dexmedetomidine in domestic sheep.
Appendices cover writing and presenting the history and physical examination, methods for rapid screening, and the preanaesthetic medical evaluation.
After thorough preanaesthetic assessment the patients physical conditions were optimized before surgery.
Preoperative physical examination and laboratory tests were normal, Her height was 160 cm, weight was 50 kg, and her preanaesthetic physical status was American Society of Anaesthesiologists--I.
Preanaesthetic medication may decrease the adverse psychological and physiological sequelae of induction of anaesthesia in a distressed child (1).
Gutstein HB, Johnson KL, Heard MB, Gregory GA 1992 Oral ketamine preanaesthetic medication in children Anaesthesiology 76 28-33
I suggest a preanaesthetic blood test be taken first, which will help your vet assess if your springer spaniel is up for the anaesthetic.
There are no similar, comparative studies, although other authors have determined that the experience grade of anaesthetist impacted on the length of a case, although this study looked at preanaesthetic, anaesthetic and recovery time, in addition to operating time [Ogden et al.
This study was carried out to evaluate the effect of preanaesthetic oral administration of sodium rabeprazole on pH and volume of gastric contents in adult patients undergoing elective surgery by excluding cases contaminated with duodeno-gastric refluxate.
2) He also tackles the problem of preanaesthetic starvation and the deleterious effect this has on nutrition, patient comfort and the metabolic response.