A 48-year-old member asked:
When is general anesthesia necessary?
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Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Several factors: It depends on the surgical procedure being performed and wether it can be safely performed under regional or local anesthesia as well as patient position and coexisting diseases.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
What is general anesthesia?
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General Surgery 56 years experience
What normally called: " to put you to sleep" before surgical procedure , is not feel pain , and will not be aware the procedure being done , by anesthetic medications , your breathing is controlled , all your vital functions are closely monitored by highly trained professional(s), relatively very safe considering the magnitude of the undertaking on human body.
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Last updated Jan 28, 2015
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