Anaesthesia – MCQ 25 – Induction agent of choice in children

Which of the following inhalational agents is the induction agent of choice in children:
A. Methoxyflurane
B. Sevoflurane
C. Desflurane
D. Isoflurane

Correct answer : B. Sevoflurane

Sevoflurane has a fast, smooth and pleasant induction. Hence it is preferred in children. Sevoflurane reacts with soda lime to produce toxic products. Hence it cannot be used in a closed circuit.

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