# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Medical Assistant II Task 1799774978

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate among types of anesthesia.


Differentiation should include a description of
  • topical anesthesia
  • local anesthesia
  • general anesthesia.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is anesthesia important in many minor surgical procedures?
  • What is the purpose of a topical anesthetic, a local anesthetic, and a general anesthetic? In what types of surgery might each anesthetic be used?
  • What are the potential risks of various common anesthetics?
  • What precautions must be taken when applying anesthetics?

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