General Anesthesia

Known as: General Anesthesia Procedure, general anaesthesia, General Anesthesias 
A temporary loss of feeling and a complete loss of awareness that feels like a very deep sleep. It is caused by special drugs or other substances… (More)
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
IMPORTANCE Exposure of young animals to commonly used anesthetics causes neurotoxicity including impaired neurocognitive function… (More)
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Review
2012
Review
2012
General anesthesia consists of amnesia, hypnosis, analgesia, and areflexia. Of these, the mechanism of hypnosis, or loss of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND The effect of carotid endarterectomy in lowering the risk of stroke ipsilateral to severe atherosclerotic carotid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Both regional anesthesia and general anesthesia have been proposed to provide optimal ambulatory anesthesia. We searched MEDLINE… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Quality assurance data were collected prospectively for children who were sedated (n = 922) or given general anaesthesia (n = 140… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Postanaesthesia care units used to echo with cries of patients in pain after general anaesthesia. Each as-needed dose of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
UNLABELLED We studied the associated factors and incidence of awareness during general anesthesia and the nature of subsequent… (More)
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Review
1994
Review
1994
General anaesthetics are much more selective than is usually appreciated and may act by binding to only a small number of targets… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Experiences of awareness and recall during general anesthesia can be most distressing for patients. To obtain relevant… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
BACKGROUND Perioperative morbidity may be modifiable in high risk patients by the anesthesiologist's choice of either regional or… (More)
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