How to use Halothane in a sentence
The charming lady anesthetist in Tartu was the only person who I met who used halothane during general anesthesia for Caesarean Section.
A common arrangement is to have two draw-over vaporizers in series containing halothane and trichloroethylene, with the halothane nearest the patient.
We give it from a Goldman halothane vaporizer in series with a halothane vaporizer in series with a halothane vaporizer, using a gauze in the bowl to increase evaporation.
Rarely hepatic dysfunction (sometimes known as " halothane hepatitis ") is diagnosed when other causes of hepatic impairment have been excluded.
An inhalational induction of anesthesia is usually very easy to perform with halothane which is not irritating to the airway.Advertisement
For example the MAC in preterm neonates for halothane is 0.87 percent compared to 1.20 in older infants.
The reason is that under halothane alone laryngeal spasm often occurs.
Halothane contains thymol as a stabilizing agent and is stored in dark bottles as it is decomposed by ultraviolet light.
People with MD are susceptible to a severe reaction, known as malignant hyperthermia, when given halothane anesthetic.