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    Haloalkane as an Anesthetic

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    Identify a haloalkane and describe the manner in which it functions as an anesthetic.

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    An example of haloalkane that functions as anesthetic is HALOTHANE (systematic name: 1,1,1-trifluoro-2-bromo-2-chloroethane; chemical formula: CHBrCl-CF3).
    Halothane functions as inhalation anesthetic agent used for the induction and maintenance of general anesthesia during surgery. It is the only inhalational anaesthetic agent containing a bromine atom. Its efficacy and safety have been ...

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