Friday, October 28, 2005

Room 101 - Eye Surgery Without Anesthesia

I wonder if this happened to Snake: In 1988, Carol Weihrer woke up one hour into eye surgery, and although paralysed and unable to speak, felt the entire experience. Now an activist for anesthesia awareness, she gained a victory this week when the American Society of Anesthesiologists approved consideration of brain-activity monitors on a case-by-case basis. But they were too late! They missed Eye Patch Day! For the video report, click here.


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