"Anesthetics, General" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Agents that induce various degrees of analgesia; depression of consciousness, circulation, and respiration; relaxation of skeletal muscle; reduction of reflex activity; and amnesia. There are two types of general anesthetics, inhalation and intravenous. With either type, the arterial concentration of drug required to induce anesthesia varies with the condition of the patient, the desired depth of anesthesia, and the concomitant use of other drugs. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p.173)
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Anesthetics, General" by people in Profiles.
Anesthetic Management During Electroconvulsive Therapy in Children: A Systematic Review of the Available Literature. Anesth Analg. 2020 01; 130(1):126-140.
Caffeine accelerates recovery from general anesthesia via multiple pathways. J Neurophysiol. 2017 09 01; 118(3):1591-1597.
Active membrane cholesterol as a physiological effector. Chem Phys Lipids. 2016 Sep; 199:74-93.
Interaction of anesthetics with neurotransmitter release machinery proteins. J Neurophysiol. 2013 Feb; 109(3):758-67.
Postoperative QT interval prolongation in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery under general anesthesia. Anesthesiology. 2012 Aug; 117(2):321-8.
New anesthesia techniques. Thorac Surg Clin. 2005 Feb; 15(1):27-38.