Flashcards in Terminology Deck (11)
A state of behavioral change, wherein anxiety is relieved and the patient is relaxed, although aware of its surroundings.
A state characterized by CNS depression accompanied by drowsiness. The patient is likely unaware of its surroundings.
A drug induced state of deep sleep from which a patient cannot be easily aroused. It may or may not be accompanied by analgesia.
The combination of a neuroleptic agent and an analgesic agent to produce a state of heavy sedation and analgesia.
Refers to a loss of sensation in a circumscribed body area.
A loss of sensation in a larger, though limited, body area.
A drug-induced unconsciousness characterized by controlled, reversible depression of the CNS and loss of perception of pain. The patient cannot be aroused. Sensory, motor and autonomic reflexes are attenuated.
Induced by drugs that dissociate the thalamocortic and limbic systems.
The stage/plane of general anesthesia that provides unconsciousness, muscle relaxation and analgesia sufficient for painless surgery.
Induced by a multiple drug approach. Drugs are targeted to attenuate individual components of the anesthetic state; unconsciousness, analgesia, muscle relaxation.