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Pharmacokinetics of Anesthetic Gases

  • E. A. Ernst
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Part of the Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin / Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine book series (A+I, volume 190)

Abstract

The movement of anesthetic molecules from their source (vaporizer) to site of action (tissue) follows a partial pressure gradient.

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