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The purpose of this study is 1) to investigate whether the use of BIS as a guide to the administration of inhaled anesthetic (sevoflurane or desflurane) compared with the use of hemodynamic parameters (blood pressure and heart rate) would affect the occurrence of implicit memory and /or dreams recall and 2) to check whether the occurrence of implicit memory and/or dreams recall is related with MAC (Minimal Alveolar Concentration) of inhalational anesthetics and/or preoperative anxiety levels.
Observational Model: Case Control, Time Perspective: Prospective
Inhaled anesthetics, Inhaled anesthetics
Catholic University of Sacred Heart
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Catholic University of the Sacred Heart
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:49-0400
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Gases or volatile liquids that vary in the rate at which they induce anesthesia; potency; the degree of circulation, respiratory, or neuromuscular depression they produce; and analgesic effects. Inhalation anesthetics have advantages over intravenous agents in that the depth of anesthesia can be changed rapidly by altering the inhaled concentration. Because of their rapid elimination, any postoperative respiratory depression is of relatively short duration. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p173)
Devices that cover the nose and mouth to maintain aseptic conditions or to administer inhaled anesthetics or other gases. (UMDNS, 1999)
Drugs that block nerve conduction when applied locally to nerve tissue in appropriate concentrations. They act on any part of the nervous system and on every type of nerve fiber. In contact with a nerve trunk, these anesthetics can cause both sensory and motor paralysis in the innervated area. Their action is completely reversible. (From Gilman AG, et. al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed) Nearly all local anesthetics act by reducing the tendency of voltage-dependent sodium channels to activate.
Illicit use of chemicals and products whose vapors can be inhaled to produce a rapid mind-altering effect. Inhalants include aerosols, gases, and volatile solvents that are often inhaled repeatedly to achieve the short-lived intoxicating effect.
Intravenous anesthetics that induce a state of sedation, immobility, amnesia, and marked analgesia. Subjects may experience a strong feeling of dissociation from the environment. The condition produced is similar to NEUROLEPTANALGESIA, but is brought about by the administration of a single drug. (From Gilman et al., Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, 8th ed)
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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