Anesthesia

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eoden
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171554
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Anesthesia
Updated:
2012-09-17 20:24:52
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Basics of anesthesia
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  1. What is general anesthesia?
    General anesthesia is a controlled state of unconciousness that eliminates awareness, movement, and discomfort.
  2. What are the components of anesthesia?
    • Amnesia
    • Hypnosis
    • Muscle relaxation
    • Analgesia
  3. What are the two ideals for anesthestic adminstration?
    • Acute treatment
    • Fast on/off
  4. Routes of drug administration:
    • Oral (PO)
    • Sublingual
    • Rectal
    • Parenteral ('aside from' the alimentary tract)-
    • inhalation, intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, transdermal, topical

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