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 ABCNews.com 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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