preanesthetic


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preanesthetic

 [pre″an-es-thet´ik]
1. pertaining to preanesthesia.
2. an agent that produces preanesthesia.
3. occurring before the administration of an anesthetic.

pre·an·es·thet·ic

(prē'an-es-thet'ik),
1. Before anesthesia.
2. A medication given as an agent to and before a primary anesthetic.

preanesthetic

/pre·an·es·thet·ic/ (pre″an-es-thet´ik) occurring before administration of an anesthetic.

pre·an·es·thet·ic

(prē'an-es-thet'ik)
Before anesthesia.
Synonym(s): preanaesthetic.

pre·an·es·thet·ic

(prē'an-es-thet'ik)
1. Before anesthesia.
2. A medication given as an agent to and before a primary anesthetic.
Synonym(s): preanaesthetic.

preanesthetic (prē´anesthet´ik),

n a medicine for producing preliminary anesthesia (e.g., Avertin). See also premedication.

preanesthetic

1. pertaining to preanesthesia.
2. an agent that produces preanesthesia. Acepromazine, atropine, diazepam are examples.
3. occurring before the administration of an anesthetic.
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Proper preanesthetic evaluation of the airway and the patient's head and neck anatomy is necessary to determine whether a patient can be intubated via direct laryngoscopy or if that patient is a better candidate for FFB-guided intubation.
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The requirement for this type of anesthesia should be the same as for general anesthesia with regard to the performance of preanesthetic examination and evaluation, prescription of the anesthesia care required, the completion of an anesthesia record, the administration of necessary oral or parenteral medications, and the provision of indicated postoperative anesthesia care.
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Preanesthetic assessment of the airway is recommended to predict the presence of a difficult airway before beginning airway management.
The choice of preanesthetic medications, anesthetic drugs and techniques, and postoperative pain management can help reduce the risk for these outcomes.
Anesthesiologists, as perioperative physicians, make rounds in hospitals outside the confines of operating rooms; medically direct preanesthetic clinics; practice high risk, high-technology medicine in acute hospital operating rooms; and provide comprehensive services employing the skills offered by all six subspecialties of anesthesiology.
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