Inhalant Anesthetics I
Inhalant Anesthetics II
Inhalant Anesthetics Part III
Inhalant Anesthetics Part IV
Inhalant Anesthetics Part V
100

Term describing the potency of the agent

What is MAC?

100

Vaporizer setting for a moderate surgical plane using MAC as a guideline

What is 1.5 x MAC?

100

Numerical value of the tidal Volume (VT) in most anesthetized patients

What is 10-15 ml/kg?

100

Area of lung in which ventilation takes place

What is/are alveoli?

100

Most common inhalant anesthetics today

What are isoflurane and sevoflurane?

200

Definition of MAC

What is minimum alveolar concentration or amount of anesthetic needed to prevent 50% of patients from perceiving a painful stimulus?
200

This may form if isoflurane reacts with exhausted soda lime

What is carbon monoxide?
200

Interior diameter of the mainstem bronchi is an example of this

What is anatomic dead space?

200

Condition that results from prolonged compression of the "down" lung.

What is atelectasis?

200

Require precision vaporizers

What are Isoflurane and Sevoflurane?

300

An agent with the lowest solubility or partition coefficient provides this regarding induction and recovery time

What is shortest induction and recovery time?

300

Effect of a reduction in cardiac output on speed of induction (increase or decrease speed of induction?)

What is increases speed of induction?

300

Does not have an effect on the speed of anesthetic induction with an inhalant anesthetic agent

What is MAC?

300

Hypotension observed with use of isoflurane is primarily due to _____

What is excessive anesthetic depth?

300
Partition Coefficient is a measure of this

What is solubility?

400

Size of mac value maintaining the patient under anesthesia with the lowest alveolar concentration

What is the smallest MAC value?

400

These inhalant anesthetics have faster induction and recovery times based on their solubility or partition coefficient (low or high value?)

What are inhalants with a low solubility or partition coefficient?

400

Inhalant anesthetics diffuse across ________________ to enter the circulation

What are the alveolar membranes?

400

Agents with lower MAC values are associated with greater _____.

What is potency?

400

Determines the speed at which the inhalant agent gets from the lungs to the circulatory system.

What is blood-gas partition coefficient?

500

An agent with the highest solubility or partition coefficient provides this regarding induction and recovery time

What is longest induction and recovery time?

500

Of the following most likely to cause hypotension:  acepromazine/atropine/butorphanol IM for pre-medication; ketamine and propofol IV for induction; isoflurane maintenance

What is isoflurane?

500

Tendency of a liquid to evaporate

What is vapor pressure?

500

Inhalant agents with high blood-gas partition coefficients are associated with _____ induction speeds.

What is slower?

500

Describes a protocol that primarily relies on Isoflurane

What is dangerous?

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