Outpatient Surgery (cont.)
Lynnus Peng, MD
Edward J Norris, MD, MBA
Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Anthony Anker, MD, FAAEM
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For the procedure, the individual is positioned on his or her side, stomach, or back.
Throughout the surgery, the anesthesia team closely monitors the individual to ensure his or her safety and comfort. Medication is given to the person not only to provide anesthesia but also to control the heart rate and blood pressure.
Commonly used medications include the following:
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