Untrue about desflurane is: (LQ, AIIMS Nov 11)
|A||Rapid induction and recovery|
|B||High vapour pressure|
|C||Induction is very smooth|
|D||Does not produce fluoride|
Induction is very smooth
a. Desflurane is isoflurane product so has pungent odour.
b. Due to it pungency the induction is unpleasant and may manifest as laryngospasm, bronchospasm. It is fastest inducing agent.
c. It has very high vapour pressure (680 mmHg) so starts boiling at room temperature that is why it can not be delivered by ordinary vaporizer.
d. A special vaporizer Tee 6 is required for its delivery.