Update on inhalation anaesthesia
Despite the introduction of topical analgesic creams, inhalational induction of anaesthesia is still widely practised in young children, especially those below the age of 3–5 years. Around 30% of anaesthetists responding to a survey in August 1995 used inhalational more frequently than intravenous induction in this age group where uptake of inhaled agents is particularly rapid.
KeywordsVinyl Ether Soda Lime Minimum Alveolar Concentration Inhalation Anaesthesia Inhalational Agent
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