It's Possible to Wake Up During Surgery

It’s a big fear for most of us: you wake up, mid-operation, unable to move. Doctors, unaware, continue to work, subjecting you to the worst pain of your entire life. It’s happened enough in real life to warrant a slew of movies, including one aptly titled “Awake.”

While it’s very rare, Finish researchers say you might still be conscious under anesthesia. This is despite the fact that you’re unaware of it. Many people even dream during surgery. Regardless, you won’t remember a thing afterwards. Unless, of course, you really are awake…


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