sodium thiopental


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sodium thiopental

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52) Perhaps in order to induce compounding pharmacies to supply them with sodium thiopental or pentobarbital--or perhaps in order to protect their protocols from further criticism--states are becoming ever more discreet.
The condemned is first given a nonlethal dose of sodium thiopental, a frequently used anesthetic for surgery.
27) The first drug is a dose of sodium thiopental that would not necessarily be lethal in the time allotted for execution, but that is intended to induce an anesthetic state.
Based on a variety of reasons--ranging from the findings of a 2005 article in Lancet (25) reporting insufficient levels of sodium thiopental in lethally injected inmates to growing evidence of California's own particular protocol problems--Fogel rendered a ruling in Morales that was unlike any other before it.
Ammonia concentration in plasma, [micro]mol/L Sodium thiopental in plasma, mg/L aca Determiner 0 46.
Sodium thiopental recently imported by various states for use in lethal injections is all three.
the sole manufacture of sodium thiopental, ran short of the drug in 2010 and then stopped making it in 2011, states were forced to find an alternative.
THE EUROPEAN Union, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and American prison officials are locked in an unusual battle over sodium thiopental, a drug used for lethal injections in most state executions.
Meanwhile, in March, federal drug agents seized Georgia's supply of sodium thiopental used in lethal injections.
11) Even though Cooper's argument concerning lethal injection was well articulated by capable counsel, the factual premise of that argument--that a massive dose of sodium thiopental might be insufficient to ensure Cooper's unconsciousness prior to the administration of two other (potentially pain-causing) drugs--made little intuitive sense.
As the sodium thiopental entered his bloodstream, McVeigh started to blink a little.
The lethal injection consists of three parts: sodium thiopental, which puts the inmate into a deep sleep; pancuronium bromide, a muscle relaxant which paralyses the diaphragm and lungs so breathing ceases; and potassium chloride which stops the heart.