Intravenous Anesthetics


Intravenous Anesthetics

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 86%

i.e 1 Question from this Chapter.

Given the focused content of this chapter, should be easy to score from.

Question Pattern

This Chapter should be easy to score from. No fancy clinical scenarios.

Straightforward facts about drugs is all that you need to remember.

Make sure you are thorough with the following:

  • Unique reactions to Drugs
  • DOC in various conditions
  • Thiopentone Overview
  • Propofol Overview
  • Ketamine Overview
  • Premedications Overview

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • Intravenous induction agent of choice in hypotension
  • Intravenous anesthetic that can be used to reduce postoperative pain
  • True about Ketamine
  • Intravenous induction agent – Example
  • Pain on injection is seen with all except
  • Cerebroprotective action of thiopentone
  • Ketamine Contraindications
  • Which of the following can be safely used in a case of head injury?
  • Intravenous anesthetic which raises intracranial pressure is
  • DOC for fast-track Anesthesia
  • Airway reflexes are best preserved with which intravenous anesthetic
  • Intravenous induction agent of choice in a known case of bronchial asthma
  • DOC for Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Inhalational anesthetic of choice for day care surgery
  • True about Propofol
  • Intravenous induction agent of choice for day care anesthesia

Suggested Revision

Some topics worth revising in this Chapter

  • ADRs of Daycare Anesthesia
  • Emergence reaction – Overview
  • Drugs casuing Myoclonus
  • Drug associated with emergence reactions
  • Muscle relaxant of choice for day-care surgery
  • Anesthetics in Head Injury
  • Propofol Overview
  • Fospropofol Overview
  • Total intravenous anaesthesia – Overview
  • Premedications – Indications
  • Etomidate Overview
  • Drug causing Adreno-cortical suppression
  • Drugs causing Epilepsy
  • Drugs causing Hypertension
  • Dissociative state of anesthesia
  • Barbiturate – Overview
  • Drug causing Pancreatitis
  • Drug associated with PONV
  • Malignant Hyperthermia – Overview
  • Propofol infusion syndrome
  • Robin Hood phenomenon
  • Ketamine – Overview
  • Drug Associated with raised IOP
  • Premedications – Overview
  • Drug associated with risk of Life Threatening infections
  • Thiopentone – Pharmacokinetics, Dose, Contraindications, ADRs

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