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Updated: July 28 2016 Recently, the second most common question posed to me by patients has been: Do you stay with me during the entire surgery? Fortunately, in our anesthesiology practice, I can say, “Yes! I am by your side for the entire surgery.” Dr. Dave and I practice in an all-physician anesthesiology practice. This […]
Are you about to have surgery? Getting anxious about your procedure? Here are the five questions to ask your anesthesiologist before “going under” anesthesia.
Updated: July 29, 2016 If you are scheduled for surgery, you might be surprised when your surgeon or anesthesiologist recommends a nerve block. Here you’ll find out exactly what it is, how it’s done, what the benefits are, and what complications could arise.
Curious about the different types of anesthesia? What is the difference between local anesthesia, general anesthesia, and conscious sedation? How about nerve blocks, spinals, and epidural anesthesia? And exactly how much alcohol is in a bier block?
Many women have had a labor epidural. And many women have strong opinions, for and against labor epidurals. Want to learn more?
Updated: July 29, 2016 The breathing tube….Will I be intubated with an endotracheal tube during surgery?
Have you had trouble recovering mentally from surgery and anesthesia? Do you feel confused? Learn more from this answer to one guest’s comment.