What harm can an anesthesia error do?

Anesthetists play a vital role in making surgery more comfortable for you. Yet, the power to bring pain relief comes with significant responsibility. The drugs that an anesthetist injects into you are powerful, so they need to get the dosage spot on. Too weak, and you...

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...