What are the 4 major types of anesthesia?

When told that they need to have surgery, people often ask if they’re going to be under anesthesia. It gives them some sense of how serious the surgery is or what to expect.  The problem is that people often think of all anesthesia as the same thing -- as if it just...

The dangers of anesthesia errors

No one who enters the hospital for a routine, elective procedure expects never to leave or to leave in a vegetative state due to an anesthesia error. However, these most unfortunate incidents happen all too frequently at hospitals, medical centers and surgical...