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Question 1: Also, benzodiazepines like ________ and lorazepam are used extensively - both in emergency medicine and in the treatment of psychiatric illnesses and seizure disorders.

Question 2: It exhibits a bi-exponential decline, with a redistribution ________ of 2–5 minutes and an elimination half-life of 68–75 minutes.
Half-lifeCosmic rayNuclear fissionRadioactive decay

Question 3: Etomidate is a short acting intravenous anaesthetic agent used for the induction of ________ and for sedation[1] for short procedures such as reduction of dislocated joints and cardioversion.
KetamineNitrous oxideGeneral anaesthesiaMalignant hyperthermia

Question 4: ________ movement originating at the spinal cord level is often a likely mechanism.
Generalised epilepsySleep apneaEpilepsyMyoclonus

Question 5: In the operating room with a stable patient, anesthesia providers may choose an alternative induction agent, such as ________, thiopental or methohexital.

Question 6: Etomidate, a hypnotic is a carboxylated ________ derivative.
ImidazoleSalicylic acidBenzimidazoleSodium thiosulfate

Question 7: In addition, concurrent use of etomidate with opioids and/or ________ , which independently and characteristically lower cortisol levels, significantly exacerbates this side effect.
BarbexacloneBenzodiazepinePropofolGABA reuptake inhibitor

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