chapter37

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  1. stages of anesthesia in which the patient is relaxed and conscious
    analgesia
  2. temporary loss of feeling or sensation
    anesthesia
  3. medication that produces temporary loss of feeling or sensation
    anesthetic
  4. time from induction to complete reversal of anesthesia
    duration
  5. to  spread from an area of high concentration to one of low concentration
    diffuse
  6. to draw back or to draw within
    aspirate
  7. standard dimension or measurement of the thickness of an injection needle
    gauge
  8. time from injection to effective anesthesia
    induction
  9. supply or distribution of nerves to a specific body part
    innervation
  10. the hollow center of a injection needle
    lumen
  11. measurement of oxygen concentration in the blood
    oximetry
  12. to spread
  13. to spread or flow throughout
    permeate
  14. describe an object with minute openings that allow passage of gas or fluid
    porous
  15. related to a system or typically the entire body
    systemic toxicity
  16. amount of air inhaled and exhaled with each breath
    tidal volume
  17. to determine the concentration of a substance
    titrate
  18. the process of determining the exact amount of a drug or substance that would be used to achieve a desired sedation
    titration
  19. is a sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a persons skin
    paresthesia
  20. type drug that constrict (narrows) blood vessel; used to prolong anesthetic
    vasoconstrictor

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