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Propofol and methohexital as anesthetic agents for electroconvulsive therapy: a randomized, double-blind comparison of electroconvulsive therapy seizure quality, therapeutic efficacy, and cognitive performance.
In children, a common means to this end is by combining nitrous oxide with sevoflurane (an inhaled anesthetic agent that will be further described in the discussion to follow).
Although no patients in our study experienced delirium, dexmedetomidine has been shown to have neuroprotective properties and may also prevent the delirium that can develop from the administration of benzodiazepine drugs and general anesthetic agents (6).
There are to our knowledge, only seven other reported cases of myocardial infarction following the intraoperative use of cocaine as an anesthetic agent in otolaryngological procedures (Table).
No prophylactic measures were taken other than to use known nontriggering anesthetic agents.
The advent of effective antiemetics and short-acting anesthetic agents has significantly reduced the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting.
Clinical pharmacology of propofol: an intravenous anesthetic agent.
The most public example of such problems was highlighted in the press with the recent death of Michael Jackson, which was reportedly associated with the administration of the anesthetic agent, propofol (Diprivan[R]).
Akten[TM] is a novel, unit dose, preservative free lidocaine gel product, stored at room temperature and intended to be used in any ocular procedure that requires a topical anesthetic agent.
Sevoflurane, the world's most widely used anesthetic agent, is an inhaled anesthetic originally developed by Baxter in the 1970s.
Both hospitals developed evidence-based protocols to improve medication safety precautions for administration of Propofol, a short-acting general anesthetic agent used for moderate sedation of patients on mechanical ventilation in critical care units.