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  • n. A halogenated ether, 2-chloro-2-(difluoromethoxy)-1,1,1-trifluoro-ethane that is used as an inhalation anesthetic

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  • n. a widely used inhalation anesthetic


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  • Animals were pre anesthetized with ketamine hydrochloride, fitted with an endotracheal tube, and maintained on isoflurane anesthesia.

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  • Drugs that trigger malignant hyperthermia include potent inhalation agents like halothane, isoflurane and sevoflurane, and older drugs like ether.

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  • He was maintained under general anesthesia with the drug isoflurane.

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  • How could an outsider sneak in and rig either his spacesuit or the plane to feed Olson enough isoflurane to kill him?

    Deception Plan

  • After takeoff, the diverter valve on the tanks switched and Olson began sucking in the isoflurane contained in this thing.

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  • Coffin asked, “And the exact time before Olson would have displayed the effects of the isoflurane?”

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  • Here it was learned that the anesthesia known as propofol/nitrous oxide was associated with a far lower rate of laboratory pregnancy success when compared with the drug isoflurane/nitrous oxide.

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  • Be certain you check with your doctor, and more important, your anesthesiologist about which drug will be used during your procedure, and when possible, insist on isoflurane.

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  • Linda Geddes, who brings to bear her own experience on the surgeon's table, writes that as successful as anesthesia is-scientists still don't really know how the drugs usually an injection of propofal, combined with the inhaled anesthetic isoflurane actually work. News

  • In another experiment, the rats continuously inhaled isoflurane at a dose that kept them unconscious.


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