The analgesic effect of methoxyflurane

@article{Torda1963TheAE,
  title={The analgesic effect of methoxyflurane},
  author={Theodore Torda},
  journal={Anaesthesia},
  year={1963},
  volume={18}
}
  • T. Torda
  • Published 1 July 1963
  • Chemistry
  • Anaesthesia
METHOXYFLURANE IN DENTAL ANAESTHESIA: A BLIND TRIAL.
TLDR
The shortcomings of purely inhalational anaesthesia for dental extractions was shown by the finding that in no series was the percentage of "good" results as high as 80.
BET 1: Green or blue for you? Methoxyflurane (Penthrox) or nitrous oxide/oxygen 50% mixture (Entonox) for the management of acute pain in the ED
TLDR
It is concluded that both methods of inhaled analgesia appear to be useful options for acute pain in the ED when compared with placebo.
Methoxyflurane: a review with emphasis on its role in dental practice.
TLDR
Methoxyflurane has become attractive for use in dental practice, likely due to its effectiveness as an analgesic and its additional sedative qualities, and its acceptance is controversial as its use in dentistry is largely elective.
S10. Methoxyflurane: Like a Phoenix Rising From the Ashes.
  • L. Dangler
  • Medicine
    Journal of anesthesia history
  • 2015
Review article: Efficacy and safety of methoxyflurane analgesia in the emergency department and prehospital setting
TLDR
Despite the potential for renal impairment evident when methoxyflurane was used in anaesthetic doses, no significant adverse effects have been reported in the literature, neither in patients nor occupationally, when the dose used is limited to that currently recommended.
Brit. J. Anaesth. (1965), 37, 422 METHOXYFLURANE IN DENTAL ANAESTHESIA: A BLIND TRIAL
TLDR
The shortcomings of purely inhalational anaesthesia for dental extractions was shown by the finding that in no series was the percentage of "good" results as high as 80.
Methoxyflurane Analgesia: A Clinical Appraisal and Detailed Description of Stage I in Man
TLDR
Since 1779, analgesia associated with subanesthetic concentrations has been reported for most anesthetic agents, but each of these agents has certain undesirable characteristics which have limited its clinical use in this manner.
Methoxyflurane: preliminary report on analgesic and mood-modifying properties in dentistry.
TLDR
Results of a study indicated that methoxyflurane can do much to alleviate patient’s apprehension toward dental procedures.
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The authors refer to analgesia as a state in which there is decreased appreciation of pain, while in the unconscious subject (where muscle relaxants have not been used) it can be demonstrated by absence or decreased response to a painful stimulus.
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