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How do general anaesthetics cause loss of consciousness?

Inhaled general anaesthetics have been used for over 100 years…

21 September 2020 | By

Inhaled general anaesthetics have been used for over 100 years and continue to be used daily for surgeries around the world. But how do they induce changes to consciousness? This article explores the research that suggests the anaesthetics chloroform and isoflurane disrupt the organisation of lipid rafts within cellular membranes…