Intravenous anaesthetic agents explained in this article

This article summarizes drug properties frequently used for intravenous anaesthetic induction” Medlock and Pandit (2016).

Abstract:

This article summarizes drug properties frequently used for intravenous anaesthetic induction. The mechanism of general anaesthesia is still unknown, hence physicochemical properties, metabolism and side effects are often more relevant than the way that the way they act to cause unconsciousness. This article also highlights new developments in drug administration and some newer agents.

Reference:

Medlock, R.M. and Pandit, J.J. (2016) Intravenous anaesthetic agents. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine. 23rd February. .

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.mpaic.2015.12.005

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