Definition of 'anaesthesia'
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The treatment is painless and does not require anaesthesia. Times, Sunday Times (2008)No anaesthesia is required and the procedure takes less than an hour. The Sun (2007)This procedure is usually preferred if the procedure is carried out under local anaesthesia only. The Sun (2007)The procedure is used mostly under local anaesthesia. The Sun (2007)The procedure involves electrodes being implanted in the brain under local anaesthesia. Times, Sunday Times (2008)All experiments have to be carried out under local or general anaesthetic unless anaesthesia itself would be more traumatic than the procedure. Times, Sunday Times (2006)I had to wait in another room because they had to put her under general anaesthesia. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)If a patient has a poor peak flow, he or she may be unfit for anaesthesia or surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Open only to women who have gone under the knife, hopefuls must have had at least one cosmetic procedure that involved general or local anaesthesia. The Sun (2011)Most Caesarean are now done under epidural or spinal anaesthesia, not general anaesthetic. The Sun (2010)It is astonishing to us now, but it was 40 years before general anaesthesia was used universally for surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Third, he recognised the need for research in both clinical and basic science aspects of anaesthesia and intensive care, especially in relation to patients with cardiovascular disease. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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