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anaesthetic

(US), anesthetic
a substance that causes anaesthesia
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The anesthetics affected only the VLPO neurons that promote sleep, the team found.
Preparation of the Drager Primus anesthetic machine for malignant hyperthermia-susceptible patients.
In the above situations, with the exception of cocaine, the risk of any aspect of developmental toxicity from appropriate doses and administration of local anesthetics appears to be rare or nonexistent.
When a topical anesthetic is recommended, patients need to apply the product sparingly, should avoid broken or irritated skin, and should be counseled that the risk of adverse effects is increased when a wrapping or dressing is used to cover the skin, the advisory says.
The FDA is warning five firms to stop compounding and distributing standardized versions of topical anesthetic creams, which are marketed for general distribution rather than responding to the unique medical needs of individual patients.
A doctor was found dead with a needle of anesthetic still stuck in her arm at a university hospital in Fukui Prefecture earlier this month, police said Wednesday.
In our experience, the topical spray technique for anesthetizing the larynx and upper trachea is the easiest, although the transcricoid technique has been shown to be better tolerated and may require less topical anesthetic.
Part 2 Modular anesthesia machine with a built-upper class ventilation units designed for administration of all common inhalation anesthetics and anesthetic procedures, including low and minimum flows, suitable for adults, children and newborns, for all ages and weight.
Volatile anesthetics are those that easily pass from the liquid to vapour phase and are readily inhaled.
Anesthetics activate this protein, also called the mustard-oil receptor, causing nerves to fire electrical signals.
6 states that the agency is aware of cases where a topical anesthetic product was used in patients around the time of a cosmetic procedure, without the supervision of a trained medical professional.
Overall, we conclude that our method of injecting a preoperative mixture of a steroid and a local anesthetic failed to show any significant alleviation of postoperative pain.