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It depends: It depends on the type of surgery and your general health. If done in the hospital requiring general anesthesia there are anesthesia guidelines that need to be followed. If done in the office it depends on the type of anesthesia and your health. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon can obtain any test necessary for your safety and outcome from your surgery. ...Read more
General Information about Anesthesia:
anesthesia is used in the medical and dental fields to control pain during a surgery or procedure. It is performed by qualified anesthetist using medicine called anesthetics. This can help control a patient’s blood pressure, breathing, blood flow, and heart rate and rhythm. sedation dentistry in mississauga dental clinics is commonly administered for a lot of major dental procedures.
ambulatory anesthesia is another term for outpatient anesthesia which refers to the anesthesia administered to patients using short-acting anesthetic agents. It is proven to be safe, convenient and can be performed in different facilities such as a hospital, a freestanding surgical clinic or a private dental surgeon’s office. Anesthetists use specialized anesthetic techniques as well as maintenance care focused to the needs of the ambulatory patient.
generally, patients who are in reasonably good health qualify for ambulatory anesthesia. However, as each person is unique, there will be no standard qualification to be complied with. The anesthetist will have to carefully evaluate the patient and his health conditions.
to do that, the anesthetist will have to gather the information he needs for the evaluation. The patient will be asked to answer a questionnaire focused on details or information about previous anesthetic history or experience. The patient will also be asked to disclose information about previous and present medical conditions, medications and allergies, if any.
other than the questionnaire, an interview with the patient will be in order where several concerns, issues, questions may be exchanged between the patient and the anesthetist. From such interview, the following information are gathered to serve as a guideline for patients having anesthesia:
- patient should not eat or drink anything for at least 6 hours before anesthesia is administered.
- smoking patients will be asked to refrain from smoking prior to the procedure.
- arrangements need to be made for a responsible adult to accompany the patient to and from the dental clinic or hospital.
- a responsible adult should also accompany the patient at home for at least 24 hours.
- taking of existing medications should be discussed with the anesthetist.
- the anesthetist will review the patient’s medical and anesthesia history and records. He will also answer any concerns of the patient prior to administering the anesthetics.
- blood pressure cuff, ekg, pulse oximeter and other monitoring devices will be attached to the patient for proper safety monitoring.
- patient should wear comfortable and loose-fitting clothes during the surgery.
the anesthetist is generally responsible for the patient’s comfort and well-being in terms of before and after the dental procedure. During the procedure, the anesthetist will manage the patient’s important body functions. Proper monitoring during and after the procedure is included in the anesthetist’s responsibility. Based on his assessment, the patient may be discharged at least after an hour of monitoring, if the anesthetist deems it safe for the patient to leave the dental clinic or office.
postoperative rest is done at home where the patient may still feel some effects of the anesthetics such as drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, muscle aches, a sore throat and occasional headaches. vomiting may occur but it’s less common. All of these side effects are self-limiting and expected to disappear with rest and time.
It depends: On the type of surgery, preference of the surgeon, patient's medical problems, and skill and preference of your anesthesiologist. You can discuss options in the office with your surgeon when scheduling the procedure. But the final determination will be made by your anesthesiologist on the day of surgery. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
It depends: Some hospital especially in rural area are very elaborate with this because not enough specialist around for delivery and prenatal done by practitioner , in the city you can not do that. ...Read more
How are emergency room and general practice doctors qualified in prescribing drugs for complicated health conditions?
ER/general doctor: Both are well qualified to prescribe drugs for complicated health conditions as they have gone through similar training program. It's the experience which makes the difference. ...Read more
A few will: There is a very small group of specialists called dental anesthesiologists who are recognized by a few states. They will provide true general anesthesia. More commonly, IV or conscious sedation will be provided by a dentist, oral surgeon, periodontist who has had proper training, or by a nurse anesthetist or anesthesiologist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
How are emergency room and general practice doctors qualified in diagnosing and prescribing drugs for mental health?
Training: Er docs are trained to stabilize emergencies, which frequently include mental health crisis, but er drs don't generally do ongoing care. Family docs train for several years on the basic management of common mental health issues and in many communities are the most accessible source of care. If needed, both er &fam drs can also refer to or work with psychiatrists &therapists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Some busy doctors are very good business men, some are not. Personalized medicine is a business. It takes marketing and customer service beyond standard medical practices. For some people it is a great way to get your health care. ...Read more
Either: A lot depends on acute or chronic symptoms of gall bladder disease. Acute attack may end up in er with surgical consultation and therefore ordering of study by surgeon. If chronic pain, any physician either primary care, gastroenterologist, internist, or general surgeon can order the test. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Many ways.: The scope of practice of pas depends on the state and their specialty. With general practitioners, pas usually work as "extensions" of the physician - and in theory, there should be good oversight of the work done by the pa. The physician should be available to answer questions the pa might have about the clinical case. In some states the pa can work without physician collaboration or backup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Havin general anaesthetic to take a fibroid out. 26yr old.any idea why general and not local anaesthetic?
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