Frequently Asked Questions
No they are not. They have become outdated and far better techniques are now employed.
2. How safe is anaesthesia?
Research and modern techniques have made it a very safe procedure.It is more safer than walking on a crowded street.
3. What are the advantages of epidural anaesthasia?
First of all, the brain and the heart are not affected to a great extent; and the patient remains awake. Secondly, it has a great effect on the nerve fibres that conduct pain but it does not affect the patient's movement. Thirdly, its long lasting property has made other pain relief drugs obsolete.