Thank god for anesthesia. Before its mainstream use, doctors estimate that about half of patients who died during surgery died from shock. But how does it work—and how do anesthesiologists keep track of how much is too much? Below, you'll find more information about modern medicine's sweetest spoonful of sugar.
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Written by Curiosity Staff May 12, 2017
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