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Anaesthesia

Conscious sedation

What is conscious sedation? As the name implies, conscious sedation involves sedatives and anaesthetics but the patient remains awake throughout the medical procedure. Learn more about the risks and benefits of conscious sedation here.

Conscious sedation has its risks

Conscious sedation can be dangerous – especially if it isn't performed by a trained anaesthesiologist. What should you know?

What is conscious sedation?

This is a very light form of anaesthesia where the patient does not even lose consciousness and is used for procedures such as gastroscopies.

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