anaesthetic

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painkiller

pain-killing

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relating to or producing insensibility

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characterized by insensibility

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Sevoflurane is an inhalational anaesthetic for maintenance of general anesthesia with the fastest onset and offset.
Anaesthetics activate memory-loss receptors in the brain, ensuring that patients do not remember traumatic events during surgery and the researchers found that the activity of memory loss receptors remains long after the drugs have left the patient's system.
With the publication of the most recent 'Safety of Anaesthesia in Australia' 2006-2008 triennial report', the number of years of national anaesthetic mortality reporting in Australia has been extended to 24, covering an estimate of about 50 million anaesthetics.
As a naturally-occurring substance with a lower toxicity than conventional anaesthetics, 2-heptanoneshows great potential," said Dr Watkins.
Peak plasma levels of injected local anaesthetics depend on the site of injection (intravascular>tracheal>intercostal>caudal>paracervical>epidural>brachial plexus >sciatic nerve>femoral nerve), presence of vasoconstrictors (e.
Judge John Milford, introducing the case to jurors at Newcastle Crown Court, told them: "The allegations are the defendant indecently touched a number of female patients who were recovering from general anaesthetics and were under his care.
Monitors will be used to measure your heart rate, blood pressure, ECG and oxygen levels and your anaesthetist and anaesthetic support staff will remain with you throughout the operation.
Local anaesthetics are used to locally desensitise the tissues to allow surgical interventions.
Previous attempts to develop slow-release anaesthetics have been unsuccessful due to the tendency for conventional anaesthetics to cause toxicity to the surrounding tissue.
Fear of general anaesthetic is driving some to opt for spinal anaesthetics which numb only the pain on the part being operated on.
The families of Patricia West, aged 55, and Eileen Clarke, aged 31, claim they both suffered fatal allergic reactions to drugs used in their general anaesthetics at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.
Most of Neil Leach's long essay The Anaesthetics of Architecture -- promising locution -- is simply a post-Baudrillardian drift through the well-explored territory of the aestheticized sign -- that 'effacement of depth' -- and its anaesthetic consequences for culture.
The inquiry heard that Darren died after the local and general anaesthetics reacted and provoked his cardiac arrest.
Chirocaine will be an important addition to the range of products used in anaesthesia and pain management, since the Swedish approval allows it to be used in situations that are unavailable using existing long-acting local anaesthetics.
In Australia, it is estimated that there is currently only about one anaesthesia-related death for every 50,000 anaesthetics (1).