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How should anesthesia be monitored during surgery in a doctor's office?

Blood pressure, pulse rate, electrocardiogram (EKG) and oxygen levels are some of the important vital signs that the anesthesiologist monitors during your office-based surgery. If an anesthesiologist is not involved, there should be a qualified individual monitoring your vital signs.

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