Amytal


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Synonyms for Amytal

the sodium salt of amobarbital that is used as a barbiturate

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Significantly, Margherita's and Pudding's fantasies both incorporate racial difference, linking them to Slothrop's sodium amytal vision of the Roseland Ballroom that reveals what Herman and Weisenburger describe as his "deeply unconscious cathexis of blackness and shit.
Intracarotid injection of sodium amytal for the lateralization of cerebral speech dominance: Experimental and clinical observations.
Sodium amytal is given by mouth after a light breakfast and methylphenidate is ingested from 10 to 15 minutes later.
He prescribed 30 sodium amytal pills to the 87-year-old former businesswoman in 1998 after she told him she had considered suicide.
According to Alison Winter, a science historian at the University of Chicago, who has studied the origins and applications of truth serum, the term that was used to describe the use of certain drugs, most commonly barbiturates like sodium amytal and sodium pentothal, to try to extract truthful statements from people about their past experiences.
Dr Iain Kerr, 61, prescribed 30 sodium amytal pills to the former businesswoman in 1998 after she told him she had considered suicide.
Dr Kerr, who had a surgery at the Williamwood Medical Centre in Clarkston, Glasgow, for 30 years, prescribed sodium amytal pills to five other patients, despite the fact four did not suffer from insomnia.
The General Medical Council was told Dr Iain Kerr, 61, admitted prescribing sodium amytal to the woman and others who wished to take their lives.
001 Table 2 Procedures Performed with Nitrous Oxide at Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota Urethral catheterization Botulinum toxin injection CT scan Electromyelogram IV start Incision and drainage Peripherally inserted catheters Laceration suturing MRI--patient with chronic pain Lumbar puncture Intra-carotid sodium amytal test Barium enema Gastrostomy, gastrojejunostomy tube change Joint injection Nasogastric tube insertion Abuse exam
The security agencies use it with amytal as a truth drug.
Performance on a free-recall verbal dichotic listening task and cerebral dominance determined by the carotid amytal test.
Other studies have analyzed the relative success of using hypnotism, sodium amytal ("truth serum"), or state-dependant recall to test for malingering, as well as to revive "lost" or inaccessible memories.
Because fMRI is based on a noninvasive, endogenous signal, it has the potential to replace the invasive Wada test (also known as the intracarotid amytal test), which is the current gold standard in language and memory lateralization.
An examination of the crowding hypothesis in epileptic patients who have undergone the carotid amytal test.