Science Quiz / Local vs. General Anesthetics

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Can you pick the characteristics of local and general anesthetics? Answers can be local (l), general (g) or both (b).

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Halothane
Coadministration of a vasoconstrictor can prolong effects
Can cause malignant hyperthermia as a side effect
Produces insensitivity to painful stimuli
amide-type anesthetics
Procaine
Topical Administration
Barbiturates
Produces unconsciousness as a therapeutic effect
Inhaled Administration
Can cause respiratory depression as an adverse effect
Work by blocking sodium channels in the axon membrane to stop nerve conduction
IV administration
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Benzodiazepines
Adverse reactions can include hypotension
Adverse effects can include seizures
Isoflurane
Administration by Injection
Analgesic
Lidocaine
ester-type anesthetics
Nitrous Oxide
Can cause methemoglobinemia
Work by enhancing transmission at inhibitory synapses and by inhibiting transmission at excitatory synapses
Can cause bradycardia as an adverse effect
Anesthesia

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Created Sep 15, 2013ReportNominate
Tags:Medicine, nurse, patient, Physician

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