halothane


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halothane

[′hal·ə‚thān]
(pharmacology)
C2HBrClF3 A colorless, nonflammable liquid used as a general anesthetic, by inhalation.
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Halothane is no longer required and nitrous oxide and oxygen only are necessary.
Based on computer-generated randomisation table, patients received halothane, isoflurane or sevoflurane for maintenance of anaesthesia in a [N.
Halothane was the first fluorinated inhaled anesthetic that was wildly successful, rapidly displacing all other potent inhaled anesthetics.
Effects of ketamine infusion on halothane minimal alveolar concentration in horses.
Halothane was introduce in late fifties and was popular till now.
In the study, Kelz and colleagues studied the effects of the anesthetics isoflurane and halothane.
The anesthesia was subsequently maintained with 1-2% halothane mixed with oxygen.
Halothane is another potent precipitant of cardiac dysrhythmias in the presence of high sympathetic outflow.