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anaesthetic

(US), anesthetic
a substance that causes anaesthesia
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The likelihood of a patient experiencing cognitive impairment depends on their age, health, type of surgery and the anaesthetic, with chances increasing when more intricate procedures are carried out, the researchers noted.
For the 1991-1993 report, the number of anaesthetics administered per annum was an approximation based on the total number of separations from hospitals in the states involved (based on International Classification of Diseases [ICD]-9 codes from July 1992 to June 1993) minus separations involving 'diagnostic or non-surgical procedures' or where there was 'no procedure' or 'procedure not stated'.
SCIENTISTS have discovered that honeybees can bite as well as sting - and that the bite contains a natural anaesthetic which could be harnessed for human medicine.
The introduction of cocaine in 1884 as a local anaesthetic agent started an entire new era in medicine.
Nicholas Campbell QC, prosecuting, said: "He said his son had been looking on the internet and had printed some material about sexual hallucinations that can be created by certain anaesthetics.
In a recent experimental study, investigators from Uludag University School of Medicine, Bursa, Turkey investigated the possible therapeutic effects of local anaesthetics on IBD.
Brian West, who owns a shop in Stirchley, Birmingham, said his wife had undergone general anaesthetics before with no adverse reaction and did not suffer from any allergies.
Darren died after suffering a cardiac arrest while having a tooth taken out under general anaesthetic at the Peffermill Dental Clinic in Craigmillar, Edinburgh, last October.
We are delighted that the Swedish authorities have found Chirocaine to be safe and effective for a broad range of uses, including new applications for long-acting local anaesthetics in children and for those who suffer from chronic pain.
Two deaths were attributed to cerebrovascular accidents during anaesthesia, despite otherwise uncomplicated anaesthetics.
The most common regional anaesthetics are spinal and epidural anaesthetics, which are generally used for operations on the lower body such as Caesarean sections, bladder operations or hip replacements.