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How are local anethesia and general anesthesia different?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Anesthesiology

In brief: Anesthesia

Local anesthesia blocks transmission of local nerves and nerve endings with local anesthetics applied locally.
General anesthesia is systemic, introduced intravenously or by inhalation.

In brief: Anesthesia

Local anesthesia blocks transmission of local nerves and nerve endings with local anesthetics applied locally.
General anesthesia is systemic, introduced intravenously or by inhalation.
Dr. William Jenkins
Dr. William Jenkins
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