Find out about how general anesthesia works, what it's used for, plus what happens before, during, and after anesthesia is administered.
There are four types of anesthesia that can be given for surgery. Learn more about each type and what you should know before going under.
Does anesthesia cause MS relapse in MS patients? Researchers and doctors have had mixed opinions. Learn about anesthesia, MS, and surgery.
Local anesthesia doesn’t affect your awareness, unlike general anesthesia. There are several forms your doctor can use, such as shots and creams.
Learn what anesthesia awareness is, when it happens, and how and why general anesthesia can sometimes fail.
An anesthesiologist is a doctor trained to administer anesthesia. Learn what the job entails, training involved, and how anesthesia is delivered safely.
Monitored Anesthesia Care (MAC) or twilight sleep is a type of light anesthesia used for minor procedures. Learn how the process is completed.
There are many potential side effects of general anesthesia ranging from minor inconveniences to significant and potentially serious complications.
Learn how anesthesia is given for oral surgery, how safe it is, and the potential risks and side effects.
Doctors use regional or general anesthesia for joint replacement. What's right for you depends on your case, but regional is often the better choice.
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