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  • Normally patients are anesthetized during the procedure and don't feel a thing, but my aunt had once let slip that during my mother's third procedure they had refused to sedate her, thinking that the anesthesia might be interfering with her brain's response to the cure.†   (source)
  • I wish there was some kind of anesthesia for me, or at least something to make the world shut up.†   (source)
  • I don't think he could feel it yet, since he was still under the effects of the local anesthesia the surgical team had applied to the incision site.†   (source)
  • Desjardins spoke in a monotone, like a surgery patient counting backward waiting for anesthesia to kick in.†   (source)
  • It was a horrible, painful experience and the doctor used no anesthesia.†   (source)
  • He went under anesthesia for what he thought was a routine procedure and woke up permanently paralyzed from the waist down.†   (source)
  • I'm not using any anesthesia," she declared.†   (source)
  • His eyes were bloodshot and droopy from the anesthesia, and he was still groggy.†   (source)
  • Inside his examining room, he numbed the area around it with a local anesthesia, then they stuck a needle in my neck to suction the material out.†   (source)
  • The surgeon was aghast and told Morgan he could not possibly have such an operation without anaesthesia.†   (source)
  • When he tried to thrash away from the hypo she told him to sit still and be good or what was going to happen would happen without the benefit of even light anesthesia.†   (source)
  • Her eyes were swollen from being under anesthesia for 10 hours.†   (source)
  • He had never administered anesthesia or performed a surgical operation.†   (source)
  • In contrast to baldness, this radical treatment caused him no alarm at all, except for his natural fear of a bloodbath without anesthesia.†   (source)
  • Jerry and the sergeant went from cage to cage, and the monkeys began to go to sleep under the anesthesia.†   (source)
  • I wanted to see her but couldn't until later in the afternoon, when the anesthesia wore off and hospital staff moved her to her own room.†   (source)
  • In the operating room I was given anesthesia, and the next thing I recalled was waking up in a room with the doctor present.†   (source)
  • Prudence remained unconscious, and gradually everybody realized that it wasn't just the anesthesia; she was in a coma.†   (source)
  • And the dentist called his own stuff through the door, about anesthesia and paste-drying time, and only having two hands.†   (source)
  • In my heart I knew the chance was infinitesimally small, and the first whiff of anesthesia might end it all.†   (source)
  • After that, they focused on the idea that she'd had an allergic reaction to the anesthesia or postsurgical medication, but those were eventually ruled out as well.†   (source)
  • Niedermann can't feel a thing, and he goes around as if he's had a massive dose of local anaesthesia twenty-four hours a day.†   (source)
  • When Tomas brought him home, Karenin had not quite come out of the anesthesia.†   (source)
  • We really need somebody at the hospital to do anesthesia.†   (source)
  • They gave Yossarian total anesthesia and knocked him out.†   (source)
  • As soon as we saw the injuries we knew that the anesthesia would be intravenous, instead of inhalational.†   (source)
  • I can't stand fever and delirium or listening to people coming out of anesthesia.†   (source)
  • We've administered the anesthesia into your IV.†   (source)
  • I swear, it hurts, like he's dissecting me without benefit of anesthesia.†   (source)
  • Normally, we'd administer anesthesia, but not under these circumstances.†   (source)
  • It was past midnight, when, still sitting at his desk, bent over blueprints of the bridge for the John Galt Line, he stopped his work abruptly, because emotion reached him in a sudden stab, not to be escaped any longer, as if a curtain of anesthesia had broken, He slumped down, halfway, still holding onto some shred of resistance, and sat, his chest pressed to the edge of the desk to stop him, his head hanging down, as if the only achievement still possible to him was not to let his head drop down on the desk.†   (source)
  • This should not kill anyone—but would knock out a person as thoroughly as anesthesia.†   (source)
  • Perhaps it was Forane, a strong muscle relaxant that was used prior to anesthesia.†   (source)
  • —Are you the anesthesia man?†   (source)
  • No anesthesia.†   (source)
  • WHEN GRIEF AND SHOCK surpass endurance there occur phases of exhaustion, of anesthesia in which relatively little is left and one has the illusion of recognizing, and understanding, a good deal.†   (source)
  • Had he heard something the surgical team said, despite the anesthesia?†   (source)
  • When he awoke from anesthesia and found out there would be no GeGe line, he was furious.†   (source)
  • Have you ever had them torn off with anesthesia?†   (source)
  • She's waking up from anesthesia after getting her biopsy.†   (source)
  • Under general anesthesia the abdomen was prepped and draped in a sterile fashion.†   (source)
  • "Hi, Mom," he whispered, his words fuzzy with the remnants of anesthesia.†   (source)
  • They require an operating theater, anesthesia, and a surgeon.†   (source)
  • Nicolas brought the anesthesia mask over to Amanda.†   (source)
  • She never left the operating room until her patient awoke from anesthesia.†   (source)
  • Ronaldo spun a dial on the anesthesia cart, as if this news mandated a change in the gas mixture.†   (source)
  • Despite the anesthesia, Thomas had moments of excruciating pain.†   (source)
  • Ronaldo peered over the anesthesia screen and his eyebrows disappeared under his surgical cap.†   (source)
  • "If you can learn hypnotism," she suggested, "you might use it as anesthesia."†   (source)
  • While he would not dare use it for anesthesia, he estimated its alcohol content as high.†   (source)
  • After her second procedure they refused to put her under—they thought the anesthesia was interfering with the way the cure was taking.†   (source)
  • The OR had two of everything—anesthesia monitors, heart-lung machines, and tables that would lie side by side, but that we could move apart once I made the incision that separated the boys.†   (source)
  • I think of how many nights I used to fantasize about stretching out on the operating table, waiting for the anesthesia to turn the world to fog, waiting to wake up renewed.†   (source)
  • We had not told him what we were doing while he was in surgery, under anesthesia, apparently unconscious.†   (source)
  • Many doctors tested drugs on slaves and operated on them to develop new surgical techniques, often without using anesthesia.†   (source)
  • Beecher published a detailed list of the twenty-two worst offenders, including researchers who'd injected children with hepatitis and others who'd poisoned patients under anesthesia using carbon dioxide.†   (source)
  • Sonny had a quintuple bypass in 2003, when he was fifty-six years old—the last thing he remembered before falling unconscious under the anesthesia was a doctor standing over him saying his mother's cells were one of the most important things that had ever happened to medicine.†   (source)
  • He was tired and irritable from a long day of supervising anesthesia for multiple emergency operations.†   (source)
  • As the parent of a minor, I was allowed to accompany her to the OR, gowned and suited, while she was put under anesthesia.†   (source)
  • June This, I had told Claire, the night before the surgery, is how they'll transplant the heart: You'll be brought into the operating room and given general anesthesia.†   (source)
  • As is common in poor countries, those administering anesthesia at the Fistula Hospital are nurses, not doctors.†   (source)
  • He moved his mouth close to her lips and eagerly inhaled the scent of anesthesia, but he was not bold enough to touch them.†   (source)
  • You don't have to do anesthesia.†   (source)
  • The British medical journal the Lancet published a 2005 study of the toxicology reports of forty-nine executed inmates in four U.S. states; forty-three of the inmates had a level of anesthesia lower than required Anesthesiologists say that if a person were conscious at the time potassium chloride is administered, it would feel like boiling oil in the veins.†   (source)
  • When anesthesia was developed, it was for many decades routinely withheld from women giving birth, since women were "supposed" to suffer.†   (source)
  • His mind raced at the thought of all the patients who were waiting for him, the lack of anesthesia, syringes, and cotton, and the realization that even if he could be multiplied by a thousand it would still not be enough, because it was like trying to stop a train with your bare hands.†   (source)
  • Ross cut into the skin, under local anesthesia, just to the outside of the left nipple, then exposed three adjacent ribs and cut out short segments from them, thereby unroofing, or "saucerizing," the empyema cavity.†   (source)
  • A dry run at midnight with dummy patients in both operating rooms had uncovered a few critical glitches: anesthesia from Boston General needed a better orientation to the setup at Our Lady, and there was need to anoint a "ringmaster" whose job was to be timekeeper, to keep abreast of the activities of both teams, and who was the only person authorized to carry and, most important, record all messages from Team R to Team D and vice versa.†   (source)
  • IN 1963, wanting to get caught up on the latest developments in anaesthesia, Dr. Sasaki went to the Yokohama Red Cross Hospital to learn about them from its director general, Dr. Tatsutaro Hattori.†   (source)
  • Anesthesia was considered sinful.†   (source)
  • The crowning blow came when the ashes of the Maiden named Tomoko Nakabayashi, who had died under anaesthesia at Mount Sinai, were returned to her parents in Hiroshima and he was not even invited to the funeral, which was conducted by his old friend Father Kleinsorge.†   (source)
  • "He was a case for anesthesia," Dick agreed.†   (source)
  • I had seen this done before—under general anesthesia, with the guidance of X rays.†   (source)
  • infanticides, simulated or dissimulated, the acardiac foetus in foetu and aprosopia due to a congestion, the agnathia of certain chinless Chinamen (cited by Mr Candidate Mulligan) in consequence of defective reunion of the maxillary knobs along the medial line so that (as he said) one ear could hear what the other spoke, the benefits of anesthesia or twilight sleep, the prolongation of labour pains in advanced gravidancy by reason of pressure on the vein, the premature relentment of the amniotic fluid (as exemplified in the actual case) with consequent peril of sepsis to the matrix, artificial insemination by means of syringes, involution of the womb consequent upon the menopause, th†   (source)
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