Ultra ShortActing Barbiturates

Among the barbiturates (see Chapter 30), three compounds, thiopental sodium (Pentothal Sodium), thiamy-lal sodium (Surital), and methohexital sodium (Brevital

Sodium), are useful as induction agents, as supplemental drugs only during short periods when surgery requires increased depth of anesthesia, or as maintenance hypnotics for short surgical procedures. These drugs are termed ultra-short-acting agents, since their rapid entry into the CNS is followed by relatively rapid redistribution of the drug to indifferent tissues, such as skeletal muscle. Because of their slow rate of metabolism, these agents, when used in large repeated doses or by continuous infusion, cause persistent hypnosis or subtle mental cloudiness.

Advanced Hypnosis For Newbies

Advanced Hypnosis For Newbies

For anyone concerned that this is a report designed to teach readers how to convince crowds of people to act like chickens or dance to an unheard song just with a carefully placed keyword - relax. While hypnosis is often paraded in that form with large crowds visiting celebrity hypnosis experts to see what wonders they can perform, the majority of hypnosis used is to aid people seeking a solution to a problem they cannot resolve easily with any other method.

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