Summary of General anesthetics
2O. It is used in surgery and dentistry for its anaesthetic and analgesic effects. It is known as "laughing gas" due to the euphoric effects of inhaling it, a property that has led to its recreational use as a dissociative anaesthetic. It is also used as an oxidizer in rockets and in motor racing to increase the power output of engines. At elevated temperatures, nitrous oxide is a powerful oxidizer similar to molecular oxygen.
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Questions on General anesthetics
A 67-year-old woman with cholelithiasis was scheduled for a cholecystectomy. On the day of surgery her Blood pressure is 160/95, heart rate 64 beats per min. Hematocrit 40 %, Hemoglobin 12.5 g/dl, serum sodium 142 mEq/L, serum potassium, 3.9 mEq/L. Her medications includes captopril and hydrochlorothiazide, all the medications are continued up to the day of surgery. Which of the following induction medications is most likely to make the patient's hypertension worse?