hypnotic

  • Pharmacology Photo of Halogenated Volatiles

    Halogenated Volatiles

    Halogenated volatile anesthetics (“anesthesia gases”) serve as the backbone for maintaining most of the general anesthetics I perform. Although their…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Propofol

    Propofol

    Propofol (Diprivan) is perhaps the most well known intravenous hypnotic used in perioperative and intensive care medicine. This “milk of…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Etomidate

    Etomidate

    Etomidate (Amidate) is an intravenous hypnotic agent most commonly used as an induction agent for general anesthesia. Similar to propofol,…

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  • Pharmacology Photo of Ketamine

    Ketamine

    Ketamine (Ketalar) is my FAVORITE medication in perioperative and critical care medicine! It’s a unique dissociative amnestic, an almost complete anesthetic…

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