In article <3tep67$se8 at steele.ohsu.edu>, Matt Jones writes:
>One potent, fast onset and offset agent with minimal side
>effects is propofol (Diprivan or Deprivan, or something like that; see
>Hales & Lambert, Br. J. Phar 104: 619 for GABA-A effects). This one might
>be worth considering.
Matt, excellent summary of chloral hydrate mechanisms. Learned a lot from
it. By the way, I understand that propofol is undergoing clinical trials
at several centers because of purported neuroprotective effects. If
anybody knows more, I would be glad to hear from them.