neuroleptanalgesia


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neuroleptanalgesia

 [noor″o-lep″tan-al-je´zhah]
a state of quiescence, altered awareness, and analgesia produced by the administration of a combination of an opioid analgesic and a neuroleptic (antipsychotic agent).

neu·ro·lept·an·al·ge·si·a

(nū'rō-lept-an'ăl-jē'zē-ă),
An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by administration of narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs; unconsciousness may occur, and cardiorespiratory function may be altered.

neu·ro·lept·an·al·ge·si·a

(nūr'ō-lept-an-ăl-jē'zē-ă)
An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by administration of narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs; unconsciousness may or may not occur, and cardiorespiratory function may be altered.

neu·ro·lept·an·al·ge·si·a

(nūr'ō-lept-an-ăl-jē'zē-ă)
An intense analgesic and amnesic state produced by narcotic analgesics and neuroleptic drugs; unconsciousness may occur; cardiorespiratory function may be altered.
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Neuroleptanalgesia achieved with the combination of benzodiazepine (diazepam or midazolam) and opioid (morphine or fentanyl) is one of the most reliable sedative combinations for the anaesthesia of emergency patients (Guzel, 2003; Guzel et al., 2013b; Liao et al., 2017).
Neuroleptanalgesia produces excellent premedication prior to anaesthesia.