This Is What Really Happens to Your Body When You Go Under Anesthesia
Now isn't the time to estimate your weight! If you're unsure of the actual number, request a scale at the hospital so you can give the anesthesiologist an accurate number. "Initial dosing is often based on weight," says Nitin Sekhri, MD, medical director of pain management at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York.
NYMC faculty: Nitin Sekhri, M.D., assistant professor of anesthesiology