A doctor who has received training in the use of anesthesia and medical care of patients from the time of surgery and all through the recovery period.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT ANESTHESIOLOGIST?
Surgeries of the heart, liver and even childbirth fall within the domain of an anesthesiologist.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST?
Anesthesiologists work towards preventing pain and discomfort, apart from performing other functions during a surgery, such as closely observing the patient's blood pressure, temperature, and heart rhythm, to name a few.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE ANESTHESIOLOGIST FOR
Anesthesiologists can also be sought for pain management and administration of anesthetics in children.
DID YOU KNOW?
A research presented in the 2015 European Society of Anesthesiology reveals that smokers require 33% more anesthetics than non-smokers.