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A 29-year-old female asked:

why don't we remember being put to sleep during a general anathestesia? what happens to the brain after drug injection?

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Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Great medications: The preop meds are frequently chosen to be amnesia producing on purpose. What drug? These anesthesia drugs are metabolized and gone. The brain is normal if it was normal before.

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Last updated Dec 28, 2013

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