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Anaesthesia: Brain Effects Differ in Old and Young Patients

2015 17 Aug

In a series of studies, Massachusetts General Hospital's researchers have observed the differences in the way common anaesthetics affect the brains of older patients and children — findings that could lead to ways of improving monitoring technology and the safety of general anaesthesia for such patients. Emery Brown, MD, PhD, and Patrick Purdon, PhD,... Read more