Essays Tagged: "Anesthetic"

Expansion on the Recent Discoveries Concerning Nitric Oxide

the latter of which is commonly known as laughing gas. Nitric oxide has one more electron than the anesthetic. NO is not soluble in water. It is a clear gas. When NO is exposed to air, it mixes with ...

(5 pages) 50 0 3.8 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


history. Hoatho, the first chinesephysician to use Cannabis for medical purposes as a painkiller andanesthetic for surgery. In the Ninth Century B.C., it was used as anincense by the Assyrians Herbal, ... e book of medicine from the secondCentury B.C., was first to describe it in print. It was used as ananesthetic 5,000 years ago in ancient china. Many (*) ancient culturessuch as the persians, Greeks, ...

(7 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Ancient Chinese Medicine How was medicine practised in Ancient China? What methodes did they use?

ology compiled systematically. Hua Tuo was also a famous doctor in the 2nd century, that applied an anesthetic powder in abdominal surgery.The Chinese believed that disease could be cured by the resto ...

(2 pages) 114 2 2.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Thiopental Sodium "Truth Serum". Details the making and use of Thiopental Sodium, also known as Truth Serum.

l nervous system, slowing the heart rate and lowering blood pressure. Widely used in medicine as an anesthetic during surgery, it is injected into the patient to produce rapid unconsciousness. It only ... rapid unconsciousness. It only causes a few minutes of sedation so it is followed up with a gaseous anesthetic, such as nitrous oxide.The drug is prepared as a sterile powder and after reconstitution ...

(1 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


telligent doctor. Also he was very Resourceful, because of the incredible way that he found to make anesthetics using ether.Crawford Long was the first guy to successfully use ether anesthetics in sur ... arned about ether and after practicing medicine for a while in new York he thought he could make an anesthetic with it like the one already made using nitrous oxide. Anesthetics are used to lessen or ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Sholdice Hospital

444Surgery cost = $ 450Assistant surgeon = $ 60(assuming every operation uses an assistant surgeon)Anesthetic = $ 75(assume we are using an anesthetic in every operation )Transport costs = $ 400(aver ...

(6 pages) 287 1 2.3 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Important landmarks which contributed to the development of surgery.

40s surgery began to change dramatically in character with the discovery of effective and practical anesthetic chemicals such as ether and chloroform. And cases related to the appendix opened doors to ... ft as possible to minimize the patient suffering. In the past, alcohol and coco-plants were used as anesthetic but these were not effective in reducing pain during surgery; therefore surgery was not n ...

(5 pages) 27 0 4.0 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Healing Plants And Herbs

Datura is used in portions as a primitive anesthetic, as a salve for bruises and wounds and as such a potent concentrated plant it is also uti ...

(2 pages) 906 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cocaine And Pregnancyâ€"Time To Look At The Evidence

Cocaine "¦ a bitter crystallized alkaloid, that is obtained from cocoa leaves, used as an anesthetic, can result in physiological disorders, and in large doses produces an intoxication like ...

(2 pages) 448 0 1.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The local ecosystem of Mt keira. plant adaptations and abundance as well as human impacts on the environment

six segments of their body, which is used to connect to a host for feeding, and can also release an anesthetic to prevent the host from noticing the leech. They can stay attached by using a combinatio ...

(5 pages) 3609 0 3.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Italian Doctor Assists with Patient Suicide

tance of anesthesiologist Dr. Mario Riccio. On December 20, 2006, Dr. Riccio administered a dose of anesthetic and then proceeded, at Mr. Welby's request, to remove him from the respirator to which he ...

(4 pages) 16 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Cocaine Drug Addiction

illicit drug in the United States. It was used in the U.S. in the 1880s, where it was applied as an anesthetic in eye, nose, and throat operations (Dryden-Edwards). But because of its profound ability ...

(4 pages) 5 0 0.0 Sep/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers