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How Anesthesia Affects the Brain

How Anesthesia Affects the Brain

This article from NPR begins: “Sleep is not the state you’re going in, nor would it be the state in which someone could perform an operation on you,” explains Dr. Emery Brown. “What we need to do in order to be able to operate on you — to...
Recovering from General Anesthesia

Recovering from General Anesthesia

As you may know, general anesthesia causes the patient to temporarily lose sensation and consciousness, and local anesthesia causes the loss of sensation in a specific area. General anesthesia is a a bit more intense on the body than its localized counterpart, and has...