• Anaesthesiology

    Anaesthesiology

    We are going to focus on the three aspects which, to our understanding, are most appealing. Please remember to read the clarifications made under the “Legal Warning” section at the end of the article. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Anaesthesiology is the field of Medicine which deals with pain treatment and integral care of the surgical patient

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  • Anesthesia Side Effects

    Anesthesia Side Effects

    Anesthesia has been used in surgery for more than a century. But while decades of innovation have made it reliably efficient, they have yet to smooth out a few quirks, not least being the numerous side effects. Not everyone will experience adverse symptoms after being put under, but the possibility cannot be brushed aside. Luckily,

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  • Types of Anesthesia

    Types of Anesthesia

    Anesthesia works by blocking off the nervous system in some way so that a person feels numb or stays unconscious during surgery. An additional purpose can also be to help the patient relax before the surgery and block memories of it afterwards. There are three main types of anesthesia, according to scope: local, general, and

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  • Epidural Anesthesia

    Epidural Anesthesia

    An epidural is a type of regional anesthesia, a drug that numbs a large area of the body. In this case, the numbness extends from the waist down. Its most common use is during normal labor and childbirth, although it is also used for other deliveries such as induced labor, vacuum delivery, and caesarean sections.

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  • General Anesthesia

    General Anesthesia

    General anesthesia renders a person unconscious during surgery and other major medical procedures. This is both to avoid pain and to block out the memory of the operation. Although being anesthetized is generally called “being asleep,” the patient is actually in a different state. Unlike local and regional anesthesia, which acts on the nerve receptors

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