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ANESTHESIA

WHAT IS ANESTHESIA?
Anesthesia is a medicine
for the loss of feeling in all
or any part of the body
either with or without loss
of consciousness

TYPES OF ANESTHESIA
There are three types of anesthesia as
follows:

General Anesthesia
Regional Anesthesia
Local Anesthesia

GENERAL ANESTHESIA?
In general anesthesia, the person is
unconscious and has no awareness or
other sensations. There are a number of
general anesthetic drugs some are
gases or vapors inhaled through a
breathing mask or tubes and others are
medications introduced through a vein

REGIONAL ANESTHESIA?
In regional anesthesia, anesthesiologist
makes an injection near a cluster of
nerves to numb the area of your body
part that requires surgery. There are
several kinds of regional anesthesia, the
two most common are spinal anesthesia
and epidural anesthesia

LOCAL ANESTHESIA?
In local anesthesia, the anesthetic
drug is usually injected into the
tissue to numb the specific
location of the body requiring
minor surgery

PATHWAY FOR
GENERAL ANESTHETICS