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How anesthesia affects your brain

Anesthetic medications given around surgery can sometimes have lingering effects, such as subtle memory loss or difficulty solving problems. Some patients get very confused or experience hallucinations. Sunnybrook researchers are studying why this happens, and what can be done to prevent it.

Quiz: How much do you know about anesthesia?

Anesthetic medications have revolutionized medical care, allowing patients to undergo a variety of procedures without feeling pain during surgery. But how much do you actually know about these commonly used drugs? Take our quiz and test your know-how!

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Monica Matys

Monica Matys is a Communications Advisor at Sunnybrook.

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