Chapter 49. Consciousness and Anesthesia

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. John F. Kihlstrom and
  2. Randall C. Cork

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch50

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Kihlstrom, J. F. and Cork, R. C. (2007) Consciousness and Anesthesia, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch50

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • anesthesia;
  • respiratory physiology;
  • propofol;
  • awareness;
  • implicit memory

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Evolution of General Anesthesia

  • Mechanisms of Anesthesia

  • Anesthesia and Awareness

  • Unconscious Processing during Anesthesia

  • The Limits of Implicit Memory in Anesthesia

  • Implicit Memory or Implicit Perception?