Characteristics of Anesthetic Agents Used for Induction and Maintenance of General Anesthesia

Edmond I. Eger, II, MD


Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2004;61(20) 

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The characteristics of the available intravenous and inhaled anesthetic agents vary. The choice of an agent depends on whether use is for induction or maintenance of anesthesia and which characteristics are most desired.