inhalation anesthetic

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Noun1.inhalation anesthetic - 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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Desflurane is a halogenated inhalational anaesthetic agent with low blood gas solubility (0.42), and this facilitates rapid emergence (1, 2).
Becker and Rosenberg found that nitrous oxide is the most commonly used inhalational anaesthetic in dentistry and is widely used in rescue centres and outpatient surgeries.
Total 110 cases fulfilling the inclusion criteria were enrolled to compare mean arterial pressure variation after induction with inhalational anaesthetic sevoflurane versus intravenous anaesthetic propofol.
Steroids, antiasthma medications such as salbutamol, ipratropium, montelukast and a large number of inhalational anaesthetic agents are being commonly used.
McNicol, "Pharmacoeconomics of volatile inhalational anaesthetic agents: an 11-year retrospective analysis," Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, vol.
Myocardial depressant drugs were avoided during the procedure, and inhalational anaesthetic (Isoflurane) was given at 1-1.5% with 100% O2.
Table 5a Inhalational anaesthetic and recovery characteristics according to hair colour and patient sex for males Characteristic Black or brown Red (n = 185) (n = 8) P value Age-adjusted MAC 1.29 (0.27) 1.42 (0.34) 0.19 BIS score at wound 52 (9.1) 52 (11) 0.95 closure Time to eye-opening, 7.5 (3.7) 8.7 (4.0) 0.42 min BIS score at eye- 80 (14) 76 (5.5) 0.20 opening Time to obeying 7.9 (4.1) 9.4 (4.3) 0.26 commands, min Values are mean (SD).
Inhalational agents Inhalational anaesthetic agents can have variable and erratic effects on dopamine levels in the brain, as they increase extracellular levels of dopamine by preventing synaptic reuptake (Nicholson et al 2002).
Sevoflurane as an inhalational anaesthetic is considered superior to other agents as it is non-irritant to the airways like Isoflurane and Desflurane and does not cause profound cardiac depression like Halothane.
In our study, we found that all inhalational anaesthetic agents produced decreasing entropy values with increasing MAC.
Though sevoflurane is used in high concentrations as compared to other inhalational anaesthetic agents it provides anaesthesia without any problems because of its pleasant odour20,21.