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Chapter-05 Intravenous Anaesthetic Agents

BOOK TITLE: Manual of Anaesthesia

Author
1. Paul Arun Kumar
ISBN
9788184485325
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/10460_5
Edition
1/e
Publishing Year
2009
Pages
10
Author Affiliations
1. Medical College and Hospitals, Kolkata, India, Medical College and Hospitals, Kolkata, Medical College and Hospitals, Kolkata, West Bengal, India, Medical College and Hospitals Kolkata, West Bengal, India, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Abstract

Intravenous anaesthetic agents are most commonly used for induction of general anaesthesia followed by maintenance with inhaled agents. Advantages include rapid and smooth induction, minimum side effects and so on. It can provide analgesia and muscle relaxation, if needed.

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