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What does it feel like to be put to sleep under general anethesia?
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In brief: Drifting off
Then you forget everything.
It is like a deep dreamless sleep.

In brief: Drifting off
Then you forget everything.
It is like a deep dreamless sleep.
Dr. Scott Welker
Dr. Scott Welker
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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: GA
You really do not feel anything.
You will not be aware of anything. Its pretty awesome.

In brief: GA
You really do not feel anything.
You will not be aware of anything. Its pretty awesome.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
In brief: Very Few Know
With modern anesthetics we try and shut down the memory of the patient before they go to the or. Once they can't remember what happened, it is very hard to find out what they felt as they went to sleep.
Without sedatives the very medication that is used to put people to sleep blocks memory formation, so we have the same problem. Same with waking up. Patients come to in the pacu after the op.

In brief: Very Few Know
With modern anesthetics we try and shut down the memory of the patient before they go to the or. Once they can't remember what happened, it is very hard to find out what they felt as they went to sleep.
Without sedatives the very medication that is used to put people to sleep blocks memory formation, so we have the same problem. Same with waking up. Patients come to in the pacu after the op.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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