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Patient Information About Anaesthesia

If you’re preparing for surgery or another medical procedure, understanding anaesthesia is key to feeling comfortable and confident. Below is a list of resources and guides that will help you learn more about the anaesthetic process, from start to finish.

Explore these resources to learn more about your upcoming procedure and to help you feel at ease. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask your healthcare team—they’re there to help.


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