Anaesthetic

See anaesthetic agent.

Anaesthetic agent

Medicine which is used to introduce and/or maintain anaesthesia by inhalation or injection.

Anaesthetic gas

A liquid anaesthetic agent, which is evaporated and induces sleep by inhalation.

Anaesthetic gas mixture

Oxygen with anaesthetic gas(es) added.

Anästhesieeinleitung

Narkosebeginn: umfasst das Installieren der Geräte zur Überwachung der lebenswichtigen Körperfunktionen, das Einschlafen des Patienten und die Sicherung der Atemwege zur Sauerstoffversorgung.

Anticoagulant medicines

Medicines which reduce blood clotting.

Brachial plexus anaesthesia

Anaesthetisation of an arm by injecting a local anaesthetic in the area of the plexus, which supplies the corresponding arm.

Cannula

Needle.

Cerebrospinal fluid

A fluid which sorrounds the brain and spinal cord.

Clotting disorders

Disorders of blood clotting, which lead to an increased tendency to bleed.