Can you die from anesthesia?

Answer When anesthesia came out years ago, it was very different than what it is today. It is very safe and controlled. To die from anesthesia today is completely unheard of and I would have no issues ... Read More »

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Why do some people not wake up from general anesthesia?

You realize that the purpose of anesthetic is to suspend people between life and death right? Because what they are going under anesthesia for would kill them if they were awake, right? It's not ju... Read More »

Why can't I get the gas for anesthesia?

We do mask inductions on little kids because we can hold them down when they get squirmy. A mask induction is slow - it takes a few minutes to get a kid knocked out. There is a part of that calle... Read More »

How to Sleep After Anesthesia?

Sleep disturbances after anesthesia and surgery are a common occurrence. The more complex the surgery, the more likely it is that you will have problems sleeping for a few days afterward. Lack of s... Read More »

How to Administer General Anesthesia?

This article, directed at medical students, aims to summarize the steps involved in the administration of general anesthesia.