general anesthesia


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Synonyms for general anesthesia

a state of total unconsciousness resulting from anesthetic drugs (as for a major surgical operation)

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General anesthesia, sedation and resuscitation in dentistry: report of an expert working party for the standing dental advisory commitee: Department of Health, 1990.
Among those who had hernia repair, 2,658 had general anesthesia and 1,111 had local anesthesia.
Many millions of people in the United States undergo general anesthesia annually.
Because bladder distension is painful in IC patients, before the doctor inserts the cystoscope through the urethra into the bladder, the patient must be given either regional or general anesthesia.
Advantages offered by general anesthesia includes - rapid onset of anesthesia, full control of the body processes (airway, respiratory and circulatory system), used in surgeries with unpredictable duration of surgery, no memory of the surgery, allows complete motionlessness over prolonged duration of the surgery and it permits simultaneous operation on different body parts.
A prospective randomized study comparing short and intermediate term perioperative outcome variables after spinal or general anesthesia for lumbar disk and laminectomy surgery.
Comparison the blood values of the patients operated by caesarean under spinal and general anesthesia.
Since then, additional studies have indicated that conscious sedation can result in more complications than procedures using general anesthesia, while others appear to show the opposite
Administering general anesthesia and other forms of sedation in the pediatric dental office is gaining popularity thanks to new technology and sophisticated medications.
WASHINGTON -- No significant differences in neonatal outcomes were found among premature infants of women who had spinal anesthesia versus general anesthesia for cesarean delivery, based on the results of a study of 78 deliveries.
It is especially useful in patients with medical comorbidities that preclude the use of general anesthesia, as in this case.
SAN ANTONIO -- Paravertebral block for the surgical treatment of breast cancer offers significant quality of life advantages over the long-standard practice of using general anesthesia, according to a prospective randomized trial.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Watch what you say in the operating room, because even patients under general anesthesia are listening.
In a small study of nine women recovering from general anesthesia, researchers at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and Los Angeles and at the University of Minnesota in Duluth examined the sometimes-violent shaking in patients seen while anesthesia is wearing off following surgery.
Patients undergoing knee or hip replacements recover more quickly when treated with targeted pain-blocking medications that may eliminate the need for general anesthesia during surgery and intravenous narcotics drugs after surgery.
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