Does one need general anesthesia for hip replacement?

Answer On One Hand: General Anesthesia Is Commonly UsedGeneral anesthesia is one type of anesthesia commonly used during hip replacement surgery. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons,... Read More »

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Alcohol and General Anesthesia?

You should have received some pre-procedural do's and don'ts addressing this and other issues. My non-medical opinion is that you should be okay. However, it would be best to check with the docto... 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.

Endoscopy with general anesthesia?

It's not your fault. That type of sedation is crap, to be honest. An anesthesiologist can get you very comfortable, using drugs that are much better. They are not safe in the hands of doctors an... Read More »

Why General Anesthesia is recommended for young people?

That's a broad generalization that doesn't hold true most of the time.The type of anesthetic used is determined by the procedure, the patient's medical problems, and the surgeon's preference.I anes... Read More »