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Doctor insights on: Do The Doctors Put Newborns To Sleep For Surgery

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Need doctor's help! what do they use to put people to sleep during surgery?

Need doctor's help! what do they use to put people to sleep during surgery?

Anesthesia: Many different types of agents and medications are used depending on the type and length of the procedure arrange to meet with anesthesia md pre-op to disucss any concerns. ...Read more

Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth.Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more


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How do doctors sleep babies for surgerys?

How do doctors sleep babies for surgerys?

General anesthesia : In the vast majority of cases when an infant requires surgery the anesthesia administered is general anesthesia by inhalation. After monitors are attached to the baby a face mask is gently held close to the babies airway so he/she can breathe in nitrous oxide or other anesthesia gas such as sevoflurane (a derivative of ether). These gases have a sweet odor and they gradually fall asleep. ...Read more

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What anesthetics are used to put patients to sleep for surgical operations?

What anesthetics are used to put patients to sleep for surgical operations?

Depends: General anesthesia for a healthy patient undergoing a routine surgery usually consists of Propofol for induction of anesthesia and volatile anesthetics("gas") and opioids for maintenance of anesthesia. ...Read more

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Can they put you to sleep for dental surgery?

Can they put you to sleep for dental surgery?

Yes: Conscious sedation (I.V.) is most common, but general anesthesia can be used as well, most often in a hospital setting. ...Read more

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How do you put a baby to sleep in general?

How do you put a baby to sleep in general?

Lovingly: Babies are ready for sleep when they become fussy, look away, yawn, or rub eyes. Hold baby in arms while preparing for sleep and put baby to bed on baby’s back (not on belly, side, or with a bottle propped up) while still somewhat awake. Add soft music, soft voice. ...Read more

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Need doctor help! is laughing gas what they use to put you to sleep during surgery?

Need doctor help! is laughing gas what they use to put you to sleep during surgery?

Nitrous Oxide: It is used in surgery and dentistry for its anaesthetic and analgesic effects. It is known as "laughing gas" due to the euphoric effects of inhaling it, but it generally does not put the patient to sleep, although they may become so relaxed they can doze off. ...Read more

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What will the anesthesiologist do to put me to sleep in the or?

What will the anesthesiologist do to put me to sleep in the or?

General anesthesia: You may be given a bit of anti-anxiety medication in preop area, then taken to or. There you will breathe oxygen deeply through a mask to wash out regular air. Monitors are placed to watch heart and lung function. When ready, you will receive anesthetic through IV and be asleep within 10 seconds. Our goal is then to keep you safe and comfortable through your surgery and recovery room stay. ...Read more

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Docs can you explain, is it worth losing the sleep you need to wake up for school in the morning?

It is worth going to: Bed earlier at night so that you can wake up earlier in the morning without "losing the sleep" school is mega important. Sorry, i can't help you rationalize sleeping in and not attending school. ...Read more

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Are patients usually get put to sleep for arthroscopic ankle surgery?

Are patients usually get put to sleep for arthroscopic ankle surgery?

surgery: Usually patients are put to sleep for this procedure because it be quite uncomfortable. That being said it could be performed with IV sedation and a peripheral nerve block if needed. ...Read more

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At what age do doctors perform surgery for hernias in children? How soon can doctors perform the surgery to correct a hernia?

At what age do doctors perform surgery for hernias in children? How soon can doctors perform the surgery to correct a hernia?

Children : Children with a hernia can fix it at any age as long as the child is healthy. It is very important to specify what kind of hernia is being discussed. Some hernia at the umbilicus (belly button) will close on their own and usually do not need to be fixed but some do. Most groin or inguinal hernias need to be fixed and surgery usually is performed at any age it is discovered and when the child is healthy enough to undergo surgery. Rarely it is performed in an emergency situation. ...Read more

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If General anesthesia is used for a csection how do they know the patient is actually asleep and not feeling? Do they use an eeg to monitor?

If General anesthesia is used for a csection how do they know the patient is actually asleep and not feeling? Do they use an eeg to monitor?

Anesthesia stages: It is a deeper stage than what EEG shows. The reflex is no longer present, blood pressure, heart rate, breathing pattern, and temperature also change. There is no need to monitor EEG in general. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more