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Anesthetics, Intravenous

"Anesthetics, Intravenous" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Ultrashort-acting anesthetics that are used for induction. Loss of consciousness is rapid and induction is pleasant, but there is no muscle relaxation and reflexes frequently are not reduced adequately. Repeated administration results in accumulation and prolongs the recovery time. Since these agents have little if any analgesic activity, they are seldom used alone except in brief minor procedures. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p174)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Anesthetics, Intravenous" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Anesthetics, Intravenous" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 210 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2014
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