balanced anesthesia


Definition of balanced anesthesia

: anesthesia produced by smaller doses of two or more agents considered safer than the usual large dose of a single agent

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First Known Use of balanced anesthesia

circa 1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Balanced anesthesia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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