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Methoxyflurane and Teflurane

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Modern Inhalation Anesthetics

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The story of the synthesis of methoxyflurane and teflurane is different from the usual sequence of events in the synthesis and evaluation of a drug. The usual situation is that a series of chemical compounds is synthesized by a chemist, examined by a pharmacologist for possible useful activity, further examined by a clinical pharmacologist for desirable activity in human beings and then ultimately distributed to the specialist clinicians who will use the drug in their practice.

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van Poznak, A. (1972). Methoxyflurane and Teflurane. In: Chenoweth, M.B. (eds) Modern Inhalation Anesthetics. Handbuch der experimentellen Pharmakologie/Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology, vol 30. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-65055-0_4

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