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So, what is it like to be put to sleep with 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. 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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In brief: Relaxing

It is usually a calm experience, gradual onset of sleepiness, relaxing.
One usually awakens feeling rested.

In brief: Relaxing

It is usually a calm experience, gradual onset of sleepiness, relaxing.
One usually awakens feeling rested.
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
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