From the list below, select the use of ketamine (Ketalar).
An inhalation anesthetic used to induce anesthesia for diagnostic
b. An intravenous anesthetic used to perform major surgery in adults over
the age of 60.
An intravenous anesthetic used to perform minor surgical procedures in
An inhalation anesthetic agent used because of its ability to produce
9. From the group below, select the use of the agent fentanyl (Sublimaze) and
An agent that is used because it produces a dissociative type of
An agent used because the patient easily inhales it.
c. An agent used when the surgeon needs the cooperation of the patient
because it produces a semiconscious state in the patient.
d. An agent used during surgery because it produces a drying effect in the
patient's mucous membranes.
10. From the group below, select the use of the agent diazepam (Valium).
A drying agent used to reduce saliva product in comatose patients.
An analgesic agent administered after surgery.
An antianxiety agent used to reduce a patient's apprehension before
A nonbarbiturate anesthetic used before surgery.
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