General anaesthetic (child)
A general anaesthetic is usually a safe and effective way for your child to have an operation or procedure. Most children do not have any problems.
A general anaesthetic is used to make you unconscious so you will not feel pain, move or be aware during surgery.
A local anaesthetic temporarily numbs a part of your body. Here's what you should know about 'having a local', and questions to ask your doctor.
There are different forms of anaestheisa that can be used to provide a safe and effective way for you to have an operation or procedure, and to give you pain relief. Most people do not have any problems and are satisfied with their anaesthetic.
A laparoscopy is a type of keyhole surgery performed in the abdominal (belly) area. Learn more about when and why a laparoscopy is used.