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anaesthetics

The UK equivalent to the US “anesthesiology”.
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Recently, attempts were made to see whether equi-MAC concentrations of various anaesthetics produced similar BIS values.
On further enquiry into history, it was noted that the child bit the swelling following local anaesthetic administration for four to five hours as her lip felt swollen and numb.
Warming the local anaesthetic agent to body temperature or up to 40C to 54.4C (104F-130F) has been found to be a simple, practical and inexpensive option for reduction of paindue to local anaesthetic infiltration.2Sultan in 1997 after a reviewof a total of 758 papers published to study the impact of warming the local anesthetic, selected 11 studies that presented the best evidence, and concluded that warming significantly decreases the pain on injection.3Hogan et al.4in 2011published the results of a systematic review and metaanalysis based on 18 studies with 831 patients.
I AM responding to the article "Ensuring anaesthetic nurses get a fair deal", published in Kai Tiaki Nursing New Zealand's October issue (p25).
During WWI there were no rules or restrictions on who could administer anaesthetics to patients, with nurses and clergymen alike often administrating anaesthetics without any formal training.
Anaesthetics activate memory-loss receptors in the brain, ensuring that patients do not remember traumatic events during surgery and the researchers found that the activity of memory loss receptors remains long after the drugs have left the patient's system.
Oyama, "Illicit use of modern volatile anaesthetics," Canadian Anaesthetists Society Journal, vol.
With the publication of the most recent 'Safety of Anaesthesia in Australia' 2006-2008 triennial report', the number of years of national anaesthetic mortality reporting in Australia has been extended to 24, covering an estimate of about 50 million anaesthetics.
"As a naturally-occurring substance with a lower toxicity than conventional anaesthetics, 2-heptanoneshows great potential," said Dr Watkins.
Some preparations of local anaesthetics contain additives such as preservatives and are not suitable for intrathecal administration.