Anaesthesia: It’s a knock out drug

Have you ever been put under anaesthesia to get an operation?

Did you ever wonder what anaesthesia actually is doing knock you out?

Well I’m sorry I don’t have an answer for you.

Doctors don’t exactly know what it does, they just know that it works. Most of the time.

Tim McCulloch, a specialist anesthetist at Sydney’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital says consciousness is one of life’s biggest mystery. 

Tim diving deeper into our unconsciousness, on Monday August 21 as part of the Monday Conversations event series presented by the Wheeler Centre, Belvoir and Sydney Writers’ Festival.

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