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KNOW WHO WILL BE ADMINISTERING YOUR ANESTHESIA – PART 2

Anesthesia has become much safer over the years as scientific and technological advancements continue to be made every day in our field. However, it is still very important to know who will be administering your anesthesia, no matter how minor the procedure. Two...

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HOW GLOVES ARE MADE

Ever wonder how the gloves we wear in hospitals and clinics are made? Check out this amazing video to learn more about the process!

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A GORILLA IN THE OPERATING ROOM

Unbelievable! Imagine waking up one day and then receiving a call saying that you are actually going to be consulted and possibly operating on a gorilla! Well, that's exactly what happened to the surgical team at the Northwest Hospital & Medical Center. A very...

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MAKING YOUR SURGICAL EXPERIENCE BETTER

If you are a patient with an upcoming surgery, there are a few things you can do to make the day smoother for both you and your anesthesiologist. Metro Anesthesia is always here to answer any additional questions you may have, so feel free to reach out!

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HOW OUR FOREFATHERS PROVIDED ANESTHESIA

An amazing video! Anesthesia has definitely come a long way since the use of ether and the days of no pulse oximeter, airway equipment, or safety alarms. A strong reliance on only their clinical skills to assess patient safety and anesthetic depth made our forefathers...

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KNOW WHO WILL BE ADMINISTERING YOUR ANESTHESIA

Thoughts and prayers to the family of a 3 year old girl that died in California after what was supposed to be a routine dental procedure. Evidence suggests an anesthesia complication, as the young girl had an unsecured airway, a throat pack, and IV sedation when she...

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HOW ANESTHESIA WORKS

There are a lot of unknowns heading into surgery, but Metro Anesthesia is here to answer your questions to make the experience as comfortable as possible. This video provides a basic introduction on the anesthesia you may receive for your procedure:

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