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thiopental

 [thi″o-pen´tal]
an ultrashort-acting barbiturate, used in the form of the sodium salt as an intravenous anesthetic, to control convulsions produced during inhalation anesthesia, and in psychiatry for narcoanalysis.

thiopental

Pentothal® Anesthesiology An ultrashort IV barbiturate used to induce anesthesia
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(9) In a study in 2012, Thiopental and Propofol were compared using the BIS as an acceptable marker of the depth of anesthesia vis-a-vis the induction of hypnosis in C/S.
The statement announcing the change in Missouri said the decision was "due to the unavailability of sodium thiopental" but did not elaborate on why propofol was chosen.
In March the agency seized supplies of sodium thiopental from prison officials in Georgia.
A study of lethal injection protocols in several states concluded that the doses of thiopental and potassium may be inadequate, leading to death by conscious asphyxiation.
When asked at the time of delivery to raise the unparalyzed hand, 24% of patients given ketamine and 52% of patients given thiopental could do so.
Comparison of anesthetics in electroconvulsive therapy: an effective treatment with the use of propofol, etomidate and thiopental. Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment 2014;10:383-9.
The mare -- Rani -- collapsed in her sleep after being injected with sodium thiopental by the authorities.
Barr ordered the Bureau of Prisons to carry out executions using a single lethal injection of the barbiturate pentobarbital, replacing the previous, three-drug cocktails using thiopental.