general anaesthetic


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general anaesthetic

a drug producing anaesthesia of the entire body, with loss of consciousness
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Anaesthetists are present during the entire surgery when you are given a general anaesthetic and they will monitor you throughout to try to ensure that awareness does not occur.
They told me it could be done but that local anaesthetic would not touch the pain and general anaesthetic meant I'd need a bed that wasn't available.
Despite regular tooth brushing, intermittent tooth scaling under general anaesthetic may be required to maintain good oral hygiene.
It had to be placed under general anaesthetic to alleviate its suffering and, as a result of which being undertaken by the society, it has made a good recovery.
The Sunday Times reported that hospitals are running extra operations at evenings and weekends to deal with the 46,500 children admitted each year to have teeth removed under general anaesthetic after they are decayed by sugar.
Judge John Milford, introducing the case to jurors at Newcastle Crown Court, told them: "The allegations are the defendant indecently touched a number of female patients who were recovering from general anaesthetics and were under his care.
I was told afterwards that approximately one in 300 horses do not survive general anaesthetic.
Going under a general anaesthetic is more risky than a local anaesthetic and it is something the General Dental Council said should be 'discouraged' unless absolutely necessary.
Vale Healthcare was given the go-ahead to use general anaesthetic at its Cardiff Bay clinic after rigorous assessment by Healthcare Inspectorate Wales.
Almost all general anaesthetic agents reduce blood pressure immediately after they are administered.
Last, Dr Carmody has reopened ideas as to the mechanisms by which general anaesthetic drugs act within neurons to disrupt memory consolidation.

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