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N. Kingsley, Writer
Answered: Feb 01, 2019
The answer to this is B. Bupivacaine is known to be a type of prescription medication. This is known to cause the numbing of a certain area so that the body will not send pain pulses to the...Read More

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Markda John
Answered: Jan 01, 2018
This particular patient would most likely experience drowsiness. The drug is used as a local paresthetic, inducing a numbness in one specific area. It can be given via an IV, or applied directly...Read More

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Chachelly
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
The more negative the membrane potential, the lower the affinity for local anesthetics

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
They have a low extracelluar pH, which hinders drug diffusion into the cell

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Chachelly
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
To increase the duration of anesthetic effect
To decrease the risk of systemic overdose toxicity of the drug

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
Drug d-learning objective: explain the meaning of the minimum alveolar concentration (mac) of inhalational anesthetics answer: d during general anesthesia the partial pressure of an anesthetic in...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
It has a low blood/gas partition coefficient-learning objective: describe the relationship between blood/gas partition coefficient and speed of induction and recovery from general...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
To maintain unconsciousness and muscle relaxation-answer: b unconsciousness, which is usually achieved with thiopental, cannot be maintained with nitrous oxide alone (the drug has a mac higher than...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
Malignant hyperthermia-learning objective: describe the anesthetic-induced malignant hypertermia. answer: b in genetically susceptible patients, all halogenated anesthetics can trigger malignant...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
Redistribution of the drug into peripheral tissues-learning objective: explain the reason of the short duration of anesthesia induced by thiopental. answer: c thiopental rapidly diffuses out of the...Read More

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John Smith
Answered: Feb 22, 2020
Ketamine-learning objective: outline the therapeutic uses of ketamine. answer: a ketamine is a general anesthetic that induces a state of sedation, characterized by immobility, profound analgesia,...Read More

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