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Can you tell me career options for an anesthesiologist besides working in an or and pain management?

Can you tell me career options for an anesthesiologist besides working in an or and pain management?

Many: Here is a starting point: pre-anesthesia clinic, icu, administrative jobs (chair, director, ceo, etc). ...Read more

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What is anesthesiologists do?

What is anesthesiologists do?

Keep you safe : And comfortable for a surgical procedure. It can be straight forward at its most simple and extremely complicated if you are having a major surgery or are very ill. ...Read more

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What do anesthesiologists do?

What do anesthesiologists do?

Keep you safe: and comfortable during surgical and diagnostic procedures. As specially trained physicians, they learn your medical history, examine you, formulate the plan for your anesthesia, whether it by inducing total unconsciousness ("sleep"), sedating you or using local or topical anesthetics to numb the nerves responsible for the pain. They are also often responsible for directing trained nurses. ...Read more

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What all do anesthesiologists do?

What all do anesthesiologists do?

Peri-operative MD: Today anesthesiologist do much work outside of the operating room environment. We refer to out profession as a peri-operative physician because we can be involved in the before surgery care, during surgery, and after surgery management of patients. This can be in the icu, er, ob, radiology, clinic or many other areas. There are also many sub-specilties that are available such as cardiac, ob, pain. ...Read more

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What does an anesthesiologist do?

What does an anesthesiologist do?

Critical Care Doctor: An anesthesiologist's main job is to ensure the safety of a patient during surgical procedures while keeping them comfortable. Anesthesia involves analgesia, which is pain relief and at times amnesia which ensures that the patient does not have a recollection of their surgery or procedure. They are usually specialists in IV access, airway management and very knowledgeable about pharmacology. ...Read more

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What is anesthesiologists do all day?

What is anesthesiologists do all day?

Anesthesiologists: Are responsible for patient welfare, safety and comfort throughout the full range of surgical experiences both in and out of the operating room. In almost all cases requiring pain control, maintenance & sustenance of normal body functions, limitation of movement and alterations of consciousness an anesthesiologist is in attendance assuring patient protection. Thanks for asking! ...Read more

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How do I find a good anesthesiologist?

How do I find a good anesthesiologist?

Read: Visit drdavidsherer.Com, order my book on this very topic, and see for yourself! otherwise, ask your surgeon who he/she recommends! ...Read more

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Is it hard work being an anesthesiologist?

Is it hard work being an anesthesiologist?

Yes: Anesthesiology can be very demanding in terms of work schedule and stress. It requires a great deal of attention, patience, physical ability, knowledge, and quick thinking. ...Read more

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What is it like to be an anesthesiologist?

What is it like to be an anesthesiologist?

Shadowing: Start w/reading up on that medical specialty, then see if your school will support you in a request to an anesthesiologist to "shadow" him for a few hours, i.e., follow him through his/her day. You are a bit young to be allowed to do that but someone might allow it. Keep up the curiosity. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what do anesthesiologists do?

Can you tell me what do anesthesiologists do?

Anesthesiologist : An anesthesiologist is a specialist. He is a md that evaluates and cares for the patient in the peri operative period as well as during surgery. Anesthesiologists also can function as intensivist in the ICU , pain specialist in pain clinic. He/she monitors you in the operative and pre and post operative course of your surgery and evaluates and formulates the safest and best anesthetic plan ...Read more