General anaesthesia does not usually affect the fetus

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7106.488a (Published 23 August 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:488
  1. Stephen Raftery, Consultant in anaesthesiaa
  1. a Department of Anaesthesia, Whiston Hospital, Prescot, Merseyside L35 5DR

    Editor—I am surprised at Wendy Savage's assertion that “in Britain virtually all surgical terminations of pregnancy take place under general anaesthesia, which will affect the …

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