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30/03/1842 General anesthesia


Dr Crawford W.Long's Painless Operations


NHD Documentary - The History of Anesthesia


The History of Anesthesia

General anaesthesia or general anesthesia is a medically induced coma with loss of protective reflexes, resulting from the administration of one or more general anaesthetic agents. It is carried out to allow medical procedures that would otherwise be intolerably painful for the patient; or where the nature of the procedure itself precludes the patient being awake.
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