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The following links provide good quality information related to Anaesthesia


NHS Website - Provides information on the following


Anaesthetic, general

Anaesthetic, local

Epidural anaesthesia


Royal College of Anaesthetists - Provides information on the following and many more

Anaesthesia explained

You and your Anaesthetic

Risks associated with your Anaesthetic

You can Search here for all the Patient Information publications by The Royal College of Anaesthetists


From Patient UK - Information leaflets on

Epidurals for Pain Relief After Surgery

Headache After an Epidural or Spinal Anaesthetic

Anaesthesia Explained

Your Spinal Anaesthetic

Your Child's Anaesthetic

You and Your Anaesthetic

Anaesthetic Choices for Hip or Knee Replacement

Your Tonsillectomy as Day Surgery

Your Child's General Anaesthetic for Dental Treatment

Local Anaesthesia for your Eye Operation


NICE - An independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health. Information is available for patients on the following:

Ultrasound-guided regional nerve block: understanding NICE guidance


Ultrasound guided catheterisation of the epidural space: Understanding NICE guidance


Perioperative hypothermia (inadvertent): understanding NICE guidance




Useful Websites

Association of Anaesthetists

The Royal College Anaesthetists

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