Anesthesia Central is an all-in-one web and mobile solution for treating patients before, during, and after surgery. This collection of drug, procedures and test information is derived from Davis’s Drug, MGH Clinical Anesthesia Procedures, Pocket Guide to Diagnostic Tests, and MEDLINE Journals. Explore these free sample topics:
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Maintenance begins when the patient is sufficiently anesthetized to block awareness and movements in response to surgery. Vigilance on the part of the anesthetist is required to maintain homeostasis (vital signs, acid–base balance, temperature, coagulation, and volume status) and regulate anesthetic depth.