preoxygenation

pre·ox·y·gen·a·tion

(prē'ok-sĕ-jĕn-ā'shŭn),
Denitrogenation with 100% oxygen before induction of general anesthesia.

pre·ox·y·gen·a·tion

(prē'ok-si-jĕ-nā'shŭn)
Denitrogenation with 100% oxygen before induction of general anesthesia or endotracheal intubation.

pre·ox·y·gen·a·tion

(prē'ok-si-jĕ-nā'shŭn)
Denitrogenation with 100% oxygen before induction of general anesthesia.

preoxygenation

administration of oxygen before the anaesthetic is given in order to increase oxygen tension.
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After preoxygenation (100% oxygen), general anesthesia was induced with 0.
Today, ECT is administered under light anaesthetic, using preoxygenation and skeletal-muscle-relaxant drugs, to prevent injury from the motor effects of a seizure.
After preoxygenation (100% oxygen 6 1/minute) with a mask for three minutes, anaesthesia was induced with 8% sevoflurane in oxygen via a semiclosed anaesthetic circuit (Drager Fabius GS) without any opioids or muscle relaxants.
Preoxygenation with 100% oxygen was performed via an additional circuit and oxygen source.
After preoxygenation, intravenous induction was accomplished with sufentanil 10 mcg, lidocaine 50 mg, propofol 200 mg, and rocuronium 50 mg.
After 3 minutes of preoxygenation, an initial intravenous bolus of propofol (2 to 3mg/kg) was injected to induce anesthesia.
Ensuring hyperinflation and adequate preoxygenation before and after each suctioning in order to minimise the breathless, choking feeling.
Efficacy of preoxygenation with tidal volume breathing.
Preoxygenation for tracheal suctioning in intubated, ventilated newborn infants (Cochrane Review).
Preoxygenation with 100% oxygen was mandatory and the intubation attempt was abandoned if oxygen saturation fell below 92%.