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gen·er·al an·es·thet·ics

drugs used either by the intravenous route or by inhalation that render the subject unconscious and incapable of perceiving pain such as might otherwise occur in surgery.

gen·er·al an·es·thet·ics

(jenĕr-ăl anes-thetiks)
Drugs used either intravenously or by inhalation that render patient unconscious and incapable of perceiving pain in surgery.
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The charges against Mr Pederson are that he carried out the extraction of Darren's upper left tooth despite having only carried out four previous operations using general anaesthetic, only two of which were supervised.
A 45-minute spell of sedation with about an hour's recovery time is better for our young patients and their families than the risk of a general anaesthetic and overnight stays in hospital.
MUM-OF-TWO Samantha Moralee feared general anaesthetic so much that she endured 16 years of her huge size 36 HH bust.
She spent just half an hour under general anaesthetic and was in hospital for only two days.
The use of general anaesthetics in dentists' surgeries is to be outlawed from 2002, the Government announced yesterday.
A lot of people are frightened of general anaesthetic," says Kerry, "and it was this, and the thought of feeling poorly for about 48 hours afterwards that had put me off.
A 90-year-old woman died in Huddersfield Royal Infirmary after receiving a general anaesthetic, an inquest heard.
The technique is particularly beneficial for people whose age or frailty makes performing the operation under general anaesthetic too risky.
HUNDREDS of children are to be offered fillings, tooth extractions and dental surgery without general anaesthetic at a new oral health centre in Liverpool.
We had the chance to put her under general anaesthetic but it's a tricky procedure when you're completely asleep.
Two dentists were unable to treat her and it looked as though a general anaesthetic in hospital was the only way to help.
This device prevents the accidental delivery of pure nitrous oxide to patients under general anaesthetic, rather than a mixture of nitrous oxide and oxygen and other gases.

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