• opioid
  • In search of an anesthetic technique which would inhibit response to surgery stress, we tried to obtain a new method by a combination of a commonly used neuroleptanalgesia (NLA) and a traditional Chinese acupuncture, in which by increasing the level of endogenic opioid peptides we would decrease the need for exogenic opiates and thus influence the body response to surgery. (acupuncture.com)
  • extent
  • Whilst it has to some extent been overshadowed by neuroleptanalgesia, there is general agreement that chlorpromazine is the real active constituent, although many misconceptions continue to exist about its exact mode of action. (springer.com)