Inhalational anaesthetics

Publication date: Available online 11 November 2015 Source:Anaesthesia & Intensive Care Medicine Author(s): Iain Moppett Inhalational anaesthetic agents include the halogenated organic compounds (halothane, enflurane, desflurane, isoflurane and sevoflurane), nitrous oxide and xenon. Their mechanism of action is becoming increasingly understood as well as the clinically important differences between agents. The use of xenon is relatively new and may assume greater importance in the future because of the environmental impact of the older agents.
Source: Anaesthesia and intensive care medicine - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research

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