The field of anesthesiology may touch a patient throughout all ages of one’s life as well as through a variety of circumstances. The following information is divided up into key areas of specialty for anesthesiology.
You may be surprised at all of the areas of medicine anesthesiologists lend expertise to such as pediatrics, pain medicine, geriatric care, and obstetrics. Click on the links below and see how anesthesia is used to help people in a number of areas, from pre-operational procedures to post-care.
Anesthesia and Malignant Hyperthermia
Ambulatory Surgery Safety
Children and Surgery
Herbal and Dietary Supplement Use and Anesthesia
Know Your Anesthesia Provider Before Surgery
Labor and Delivery
Obesity and Anesthesia
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Operating Room Fires
Pediatric Obesity and Anesthesia
Propofol as Anesthesia
Robo Tripping and Over-the-Counter Drug Abuse Among Children
Seniors and Anesthesia
Stop Smoking for Surgery
Chronic Pain Sufferers Urged to Seek Safe Relief From Pain Physicians
When a person is in pain, he or she will seek options to attempt to reduce or eliminate the pain. For minor pains like headaches, muscle aches and small wounds, often over-the-counter drugs can help reduce suffering. But people with chronic pain may have to search for other solutions.
Physician-led Pain Care
Specialized anesthesiologists have the education and training to accurately diagnose, evaluate and treat chronic pain patients through a comprehensive approach including medication and pain procedures.
The complexity of transplant surgeries requires the expertise and specialty of a transplant anesthesiologist who is an integral part of the transplant team.