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Monthly Archive for September, 2007

Giving anesthesia is an interesting calling. It requires careful, dilligent planning and analysis to be able to sit back for a few hours in your chair at the head of the bed and appear to be doing nothing. Anesthesia providers are the brunt of many jokes   – about how we read the newpaper, do crosswords, or basically […]

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  Sometimes, You need anesthesia. It happens to the best of us. Healthy lifestyler or living on the edge. Vice-free or poly-substance abuser. Female or male. Thin or fat. Young or old.  And everything in-between. Sometimes You need to have an “intervention” done – surgery, special study, endoscopy – and You will need anesthesia. Although […]

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  Having surgery can be scary. Having to have anesthesia can be even scarier. Fears of pain, waking up in the middle of the operation, suffocation, loss of control, bleeding, brain damage, death. All of these thoughts, individually or collectively, have raced through patients’ minds as their impending surgeries loom. I feel that part of […]

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