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Anesthetics Quizzes & Trivia

You will have to take this now if we are to begin any time soon. Are you feeling sleepy already? Try counting from one to twenty. This will help you get over this more easily and we’ll be able to start the procedure. Anesthetics are a basic element of modern-day surgical operations and without these, many operations would never have been possible.

We have here a couple of questions on aesthetics that need answering. What are the elements that contrast with anesthetics, relieving pain without eliminating sensation? What is the name of the type of anesthetics which cause a reversible loss of consciousness? What is the name of the type of anesthetics which cause a reversible loss of sensation for a limited region of the body while maintaining consciousness? Answer everything correctly and win the first prize.
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William T. G Morton was the first person in the world to successfully demonstrate the use of ether anesthesia for surgery. Today anesthetics render a patient unresponsive and unconscious, most patients may have amnesia and...

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    A 43-year-old patient underwent an emergency minor arm repair procedure after a car accident. A standard dose of lidocaine was administered near the brachial plexus for peripheral nerve block. Which of the following adverse effects would most likely occur after the administration?

What do you know about anesthetics? Do you suppose you know as much as necessary to pass this quiz? Anesthetic is any agent that produces a local or general loss of sensation, the majority of which is pain. Anesthetics...

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    Using these 2 drugs together allows maximum benefits while minimizing adverse effects.

An anesthetic is a drug to prevent pain during surgery, completely blocking any feeling as opposed to an analgesic. Propofol is one of the most commonly used intravenous drugs employed to induce and maintain general...

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    The primary mechanism of action of local anesthetics involves the blockade of which of the following ion channels?

When you are under general anesthesia you are completely unconscious and unable to feel a thing during medical procedures. There are different drugs used with different effects. Take up the quiz and see what you know about...

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    Anesthesia for surface pain or pre-anesthetic for subsequent deeper injections



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      A halogenated anesthetic that causes fast induction and recovery  
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Anesthetics Questions & Answers


What is the most cardiotoxic local anesthetics drug?
Bupivacaine-answer: e (katzung, pp 426, brunton, pp 377) most local anesthetics can block na+ channels in cardiac muscle and thus they can depress automaticity and conduction. at very high doses they can also depress contractility, likely by blocking
Which properties of the drug are the ionized form of local anesthetics is mainly responsible for?
Receptor binding-answer: d (katzung, pp 418, brunton, pp 371) local anesthetics are weak bases and in the in the body fluids they exist either as the uncharged base (nonionized form ) or as a cation (ionized form). since the non ionized form is lipid
Which fraction of the drug will be in the lipid-soluble form in the extracellular fluids (pH = 7.4) if the pKa(negative log of acid) of lidocaine is 7.9?
24%-answer: b (katzung, pp 418, brunton, pp 374) all local anesthetics, but benzocaine, are weak bases and therefore they are mainly ionized when their pka is higher than the ph of the body fluids, like in the present case. the ratio between the non