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?
An anesthesiologist can be sought for procedures including but not limited to obstetric surgeries, heart surgeries and more.
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 conduct pre-anesthetic assessment so as to come up with the right anesthesia plan.
DID YOU KNOW?
A research presented in the 2015 European Society of Anesthesiology reveals that smokers require 33% more anesthetics than non-smokers.