Nitrous oxide-oxygen anesthesia
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Nitrous oxide-oxygen anesthesia McKesson-Clement viewpoint and technique. by F. W. Clement

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Published by Henry Kimpton in London .
Written in English

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Previous ed.: 1939.

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Open LibraryOL13801377M

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Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Nitrous oxide-oxygen delivery systems typically are limited to a maximum of 70 percent nitrous oxide and 30 percent oxygen delivery, which ensures that the patient is receiving at least 9 percent Author: Morton Rosenberg. Nitrous oxide, sold under the brand name Entonox among others, is an inhaled gas used as a pain medication and together with other medications for anesthesia. Common uses include during childbirth, following trauma, and as part of end-of-life happyplacekidsgym.comon of action: 1 minute. Nitrous oxide, commonly known as laughing gas or nitrous, is a chemical compound, an oxide of nitrogen with the formula N 2 O. At room temperature, it is a colourless non-flammable gas, with a slight metallic scent and taste. At elevated temperatures, nitrous oxide is a powerful oxidizer similar to molecular oxygen. It is soluble in water.E number: E (glazing agents, ).

As the author says, "This book is an attempt on the part of the author to reproduce and preserve the teachings and findings of the 'Master' [Dr. E. I. McKesson], as well as his own impressions and experiences resulting from the use of nitrous oxide-oxygen over a period of many years." It is. Nitrous oxide is an odorless, colorless, non-flammable gas. While nitrous oxide is not flammable, it will support combustion to the same extent as oxygen does. It leads to a state of euphoria explaining its nickname ‘laughing gas.’ Nitrous oxide is the least potent inhalational anesthetic. Nitrous oxide requires a concentration of % to reach one minimum alveolar concentration (MAC. Dec 01,  · Addition of 50% nitrous oxide/oxygen mixture to an inhalational anaesthetic reduces the required dosage of the latter by about 50%. Storage. Nitrous oxide is supplied under pressure in cylinders, which must be kept below 25°C. It must be obtained from a reliable source since contamination with higher oxides of nitrogen, including nitric oxide. He has attempted to cover briefly the history and theory of anesthesia and has tried to present the physiologic aspects of the situations confronting the anesthetist who applies nitrous oxide and oxygen to various types of patients under various conditions. The author has had a wide experience both in civilian practice and in army hospitals.