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Dr. Eli Loch

Anesthesiology
FL
13 years experience male

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Anesthesiology

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21 Agrees
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A 33-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Several: Depending on the the type of pain you have, there are several other medication classes that could be tried. In addition, physical therapy, massage, a... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Many: There are many reasons for a patient not to wake up after sedation. First, many other drugs that are administered in the ICU can have an effect on me... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Medications: There are a variety of medications that can be used to induce general anesthesia. Many of them have some effect on the heart and vascular system alth... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Evaluation: Expect to be evaluated by your anesthesiologist the morning of surgery if you have not already. They should explain the entire process and will be ab... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Very Unlikely: It would be very unusual for you to have any memories from during a surgery, however, it is possible. Anesthesiologists use your vital signs and a va... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
No: Unless the patient is unstable with the heart rate or blood pressure, or is unable to protect their own airway, they will not need intubation.
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A 73-year-old female asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Consider: If its been determined that the cause of your pain is coming from the hip joint, having a discussion with the surgeon regarding surgical options is a ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Anesthesia: There are a multitude of anesthesia techniques available for general anesthesia (state of unconsciousness), regional anesthesia (nerve blocks) as well... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
A lot : Looking through the list of medications you posted, there are still several classes that have not been tried. A pain specialist can help steer you to... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Depends: This all depends on how extensive the surgical procedure is. The anesthesia could range from simple sedation to a general anesthetic with breathing t... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Questionable: An epidural may provide some pain relief from the procedure but it would not be a first choice. In this case the risks of an epidural would likely ou... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Many things: It could be too much pain medicine, other anesthetics, inadequate paralytic reversal, other physiolog abnormality (electrolytes off, hypothermia), or ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Interventions: Typically, injections such as lumbar sympathetic or stellate ganglion blocks can be used in conjunction with physical therapy and non opioid nerve pai... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
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Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Sedation: The medications used to induce sedation via IV or inhalation have different properties and affect patients differently depending on their state of hea... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
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Dr. Eli Lochanswered
Anesthesiology 13 years experience
Depends : It depends on the nature of the reaction and the medicine you reacted to. There are many types of anesthetics and sedatives that may be able to be us... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Loch is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Loch is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thanks for your clear and succinct answer!
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

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MD

Medical/Graduate school

Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine at Bradenton, FL
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Residency

SHANDS HOSPITAL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
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