EXERCISES, LESSON 6
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the exercise, by completing the incomplete statement, or by writing the
answer in the space provided at the end of the exercise.
After you have completed all of these exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
1. From the definitions below, select the definition of the term general
a. An agent that depresses the central nervous system irreversibly to
produce a loss of consciousness, analgesia) and muscle relaxation.
b. An agent that stimulates the central nervous system, thus making it
possible for a physician to perform various types of surgeries.
An agent used to produce localized analgesia in a patient.
d. An agent that depresses the central nervous system reversibly to
produce a loss of consciousness, analgesia, and muscle relaxation.
From the list below, select the type(s) of general anesthetic.
3. From the list below, select the agent that is classified as an inhalation
Thiopental sodium (Pentothal).