How scientists, researchers, and doctors are unable to find out how general anesthesia truly functions.

A Brief Backstory

Have you ever wondered what it feels like going into surgery? The simple answer is nothing. Most times you won’t even remember what happened during your procedure. That’s all because you were probably under general anesthesia. On October 16th, 1846, the earliest form of general anesthesia was used on a patient at Massachusetts General Hospital by dentist William T.G Morton and surgeon John Warren. This marked the official date of one of the most important and mysterious healthcare advances made to date. The two men managed to demonstrate a successful loss of consciousness on a patient. Although that was the…

Arjun Chaudhary

A curious high school student who likes to understand how the world around him works.

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