This leaflet gives you a comprehensive overview about types of anaesthetics
If you would like more anaesthetic information and in greater detail you can download the following leaflets:
This leaflet gives you information about your pre-operative preparation and post-operative recovery
This leaflet gives you more detailed information about a General anaesthetic and Sedation
This leaflet gives you more detailed information about:
The Royal College of Anaesthetists has some patient resources available, which you can access through this page.
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