Anesthetics and Adjuncts Quiz

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What is the primary aim of anesthesia?

Prevent awareness of and response to pain

During which phase does the transition from one anesthesia to another occur?

Excitement phase

What is the purpose of adjuncts in anesthesia?

Produce sedation and muscle relaxation

What is the main effect of pre-anesthetics?

Induction of anesthesia

Which route of administration is associated with the classification of anesthetic agents and analgesia?


What is the principal effect of anticholinergic agents used in anesthesia?

Reversal of neuromuscular blockade

What is the commonly used route for the induction of anesthesia?


Which route refers to the use of anesthetic gases to maintain anesthesia?


What is the principal effect of local anesthetics?

Numbing a specific area

What is the main purpose of sedatives and tranquilizers when used with general anesthesia?

Induce calmness for chemical restraint

Which agents are used to decrease salivation, gastrointestinal motility, tear production, and increase heart rate?

Anticholinergic Agents

What do partial agonist-antagonist drugs do?

Block agonists

What is the purpose of reversal agents in anesthesia?

Administered in case of overdose

What is the main difference between tranquilizers and sedatives?

Tranquilizers reduce anxiety and induce tranquility without drowsiness, while sedatives produce profound effects with drowsiness.

What is the primary purpose of analgesics in relation to anesthetic agents?

Provide pain control to the animal pre-and post-operatively & intraoperatively.

What does a drug need to enter in order to produce an effect?

Central nervous system (CNS)

Test your knowledge of anesthetic agents and the process of achieving anesthesia. This quiz covers the stages of anesthesia, from induction to recovery, as well as the aims and effects of anesthesia.

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