The most commonly asked questions, answered
Anaesthesia means absence of sensations. Anaesthesia is achieved with anaesthetic drugs. Two common types of anaesthesia are local anaesthesia and general anaesthesia. Anaesthesia is used for carrying out a wide range of surgical procedures. Mechanism of action of anaesthetics is the blockage of the nerve signals to the brain. Anaesthetics are available in the form of a spray, ointment, gas or an injection.
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