Intravenous anesthesia induction agents are a group of fast-acting compounds that are used to induce a state of impaired awareness or complete sedation. The three most commonly used intravenous anesthetics include propofol, etomidate, and ketamine. Two additional agents (barbiturates), methohexital and thiopental, are less commonly used. Propofol is the standard drug for induction of anesthesia and etomidate is most commonly used in cases […]
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