When a solution of the strength of about i in zo is applied to the skin it produces a local anaesthesia which lasts for many hours.
Morphine-scopolamine anaesthesia was introduced in 1902 by Steinbiickel.
It is largely used in dentistry and slight surgical operations to produce local anaesthesia, and is known by the trade-name kelene.
Bartlett, of Dr Horace Wells (1815-1848), the discoverer of anaesthesia; and one, by E.
Some of them are so volatile that they produce their effects when inhaled, others when sprayed upon the skin cause intense cold and then anaesthesia; but taken in the broadest sense the action of all of them after absorption into the blood is very similar, and is exerted upon the central nervous system, more especially the cerebrum.
The subsequent experiments of Snellen, Senftleben, and, more lately, of Turner, seem to show that if the eyeball be protected from the impingement of foreign particles, an accident to which it is liable owing to its state of anaesthesia, the ulceration may be warded off indefinitely.
Proposals have been made to employ hypnotism as a method of producing anaesthesia for surgical purposes, but there are two grave objections to such employment.
The fourth ocular result of administering atropine is the production of a slight but definite degree of local anaesthesia of the eyeball.
Applied to the conjunctiva it causes anaesthesia, dilatation of the pupil, diminution of the intraocular tension, and some interference with accommodation.
It has been used by some surgeons for the production of anaesthesia previous to the administration of ether or chloroform, but the use of the method is now more usually relegated to obstetric practice.
Thus there may be hyperaesthesia, anaesthesia, paralysis, or alterations of nutrition, such as wasting of muscles, whitening of the hair, &c.
In such cases the acute collapse occurs in company with both superficial and deep anaesthesia of the limbs, and is soon followed by coma terminating in death.
For the action and use of chloroform as an anaesthetic, see Anaesthesia.
But sooner or later peripheral neuritis develops, usually beginning with sensory disturbances, tingling, numbness, formication and occasionally cutaneous anaesthesia.
anaesthesia of the total of 3,000 new doctors who graduate each year have sufficient skill to administer general anesthesia.
Applied externally, ether evaporates very rapidly, producing such intense cold as to cause marked local anaesthesia.
Ten to twenty minims of ether, subcutaneously injected, constitute perhaps the most rapid and powerful cardiac stimulant known, and are often employed for this purpose in cases of syncope under anaesthesia.
anaesthesia potential problems of caudal anesthesia for circumcision such as leg weakness or difficulty with micturition.
anaesthesia In children the ED 90 dose of vecuronium bromide under halothane anesthesia was found to be somewhat higher (approx.
For the anaesthetic properties of ether see Anaesthesia.
Its use as a local anaesthetic (see Anaesthesia) makes it the most valuable of the coca alkaloids, and it is much used in ophthalmic practice.
You will most likely be given an epidural or spinal anaesthesia.
An epidural will numb you from your waist down, while a spinal anaesthesia provides further numbing.
You shouldn't feel any labor pain once the anaesthesia takes effect.
This bed was in a room that had probably 50 or 100 other women, all in similar states of anaesthesia and undergoing labour.
When she finally came out of the anaesthesia, there was no one in the room with her.
This is associated not only with paralysis of will but with profound anaesthesia.
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