Medicine which is used to introduce and/or maintain anaesthesia by inhalation or injection.
A liquid anaesthetic agent, which is evaporated and induces sleep by inhalation.
Anaesthetic gas mixture
Oxygen with anaesthetic gas(es) added.
Start of anesthesia: includes installing equipment to monitor vital body functions, putting the patient to sleep, and securing the airway to provide oxygen.
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.
A fluid which sorrounds the brain and spinal cord.
Disorders of blood clotting, which lead to an increased tendency to bleed.
A mask which is placed on the face, covering the mouth and nose, and via which the patient is given oxygen and where necessary an anaesthetic gas.
Anaesthetisation by the intravenous injection of a local anaethetic into a part of the body disconnected from the bloodstream.
A fluid which flows into the body (usually intravenously).
A procedure for introducing an agent into the body via a needle.
Needles for injection.
In(to) a vein.
Introduction of the anaesthetic
See introduction of the anaesthetic.
See respiratory tube.
A plastic tube which is fed through the mouth or the nose into the wind-pipe after the anaesthetic has been introduced.
A small mask which is fed through the mouth and placed over the larynx onto the air tube inlet.
Anaesthesia of selected parts of the body.
Medicine for local anaesthetisation.
A mask which is placed on the face, covering the mouth and nose, and via which the patient is provided with oxygen or where necessary anaesthetic gas.
A list of all illnesses/injuries and medical treatment of a patient in the course of his/her life.
Meninge of the spinal cord
A fine membrane which surrounds the spinal chord and the cerebrospinal fluid.
Injection of a local anaesthetic into the vertebral canal, outside of the meninge of the spinal cord ; causes sections of the body to be anaesthetised.
Anaesthitisation of one arm by injecting a local anaesthetic into the area of the plexus, which supplies the respective arm.
Medicine which is administered at the start of anaesthia and induces sleep.
(In connection with anaesthesia) an empty stomach by abstaining from the intake of food and drink.
Anaesthetisation of the lower half of the body by injecting a local anaesthetic into the spinal cord.
The area within the spinal cord.
A cord in the spinal column, containing medulla and spinal fluid.
The canal behind the vetebral spine, protected by the osseous vertebral arch, in which the spinal cord lies.