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Volatile Anesthetics

N2O Effects on CNSMild depression of central nervous system (cerebral cortex) in conjunction with physiological levels of O2 (greater than 20%)Sensations depressed (sight, hearing, touch and pain )It offers both hypnotic and analgesic characteristics. It decreases the propofol consumption and...
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