Anesthetics (general, local, regional) areused to induce anesthesia during surgery, childbirth, dental or diagnosticprocedures, and other treatments
Generalanesthesia is administered parenterally or by inhalation to produce progressiveand reversible stages of CNS depression
Localanesthetics (topical, injectable) produce anesthesia in small, localized areas
Regional anesthetics are used for larger areas(spinal, epidural)
Anestheticadjuncts are given preoperatively, intraoperatively,or postoperatively to aid in the anesthetic process
Anesthetic adjuncts (antianxietyagents and sedative/hypnotics, anticholinergics, narcotic analgesics, neuromuscular blocking agents)are used to enhance anesthetic agents.
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