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Unlocking the puzzle of resistance to anaesthesia
 

Unlocking the puzzle of resistance to anaesthesia

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Although it has been well-documented that some individuals are “immune” to local anaesthesia, yet the reason why still confound doctors to date.
 
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18 Jan 2017 - General
 
This medical issue is a concrete example of why a detailed history obtained from the patient and his medical records is very important before he undergoes a procedure that warrants the need for anaesthesia. Many doctors are sued for medical malpractice because of failure of anesthesia to take effect or to last its normal duration during a surgical procedure. Aside from genetics, among the things to look for in a patient's medical history is the prolonged use of painkillers, narcotics, psychi...
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