Ch.37 Key Terms

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Analgesia

stage of anesthesia in which the patient is relaxed and conscious

Anesthesia

temporary loss of feeling or sensation

Anesthetic

medication that produces the temporary loss of feeling or sensation

Aspirate

to draw back or to draw within

Diffuse

to spread from an area of high concentration to one of low concentration

Duration

time from induction to complete reversal of anesthesia

Gauge

standard dimension or measurement of the thickness of an injection needle

Induction

time from injection to effective anesthesia

Innervation

supply or distribution of nerves to a specific body part

Lumen

the hollow center of the injection needle

Oximetry

measurement of oxygen concentration in the blood

Permeate

to spread or flow throughout

Porous

an object with minute openings that allow the passage of gas or fluid

Systemic toxicity

relating to a system, or typically the entire body

Tidal volume

amount of air inhaled and exhaled with each breath

Titrate

to determine the concentration of a substance

Titration

process of determining the exact amount of a drug or substance that would be used to achieve a desired level of sedation

Vasoconstrictor

type of drug that constricts(narrows) blood vessels; used to prolong anesthetic action

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