induction of anesthesia

induction of anesthesia

1 the administration of a drug or combination of drugs at the beginning of an anesthetic that results in a state of general anesthesia.
2 the process of causing general anesthesia by the administration of pharmaceutics.
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0% demand in 2014, owing to its therapeutic advantages, low cost and higher potency for the induction of anesthesia.
The time from patient arrival in the operating room to induction of anesthesia (Time 1) and the time from induction to surgical incision (Time 2) were measured.
In another hand, Insulin concentration may decrease after the induction of anesthesia and during surgery.
The effect of intranasal administration of remifentanil on intubating conditions and airway response after sevoflurane induction of anesthesia in children.
When a child refuses to cooperate with the induction of anesthesia, it is important to consider the autonomous capacity of the child, the presence of a legally valid consent from a suitable guardian, the urgency with which the surgery needs to proceed and the practical implications of proceeding without the child's cooperation.
Induction of anesthesia with ketamine reduces the magnitude of redistribution hypothermia.
Therefore, after induction of anesthesia and before a paralytic muscle relaxant medication is administered and a potential "point of no return" has been reached, the prudent practitioner again assesses the airway.
dose immediately before induction of anesthesia to prevent PONV for up to 24 hours following surgery.
According to the manufacturer, the recommended starting amount of thiopental when used for induction of anesthesia prior to the administration of other, longer-acting agents, is 3 to 6.
Patients received a rapid-sequence induction of anesthesia.
Patients received a rapid-sequence induction of anesthesia using lidocaine, fentanyl, thiopental, and succinyl-choline.