Anesthesia Induces Coma, Not Sleep

As a 20-year-old college student, Mark Rosen was once given general anesthesia for chest surgery but was far from knocked out. "I knew something was wrong, feeling them cutting," he told in a 2008 interview. "I remember wanting to push away but you're paralyzed. You can't move, you can't open your eyes … the fright of being locked in." He is now Dr. Rosen and vice chairman of anesthesiology at the University of California San Francisco Children's Hospital and places complete faith...Full Story
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