Anaesthesia

are doctors who use drugs and gases to stop patients feeling pain or distress before, during and after operations or other medical procedures.

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Understand Anaesthesia

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Advice provided

Pain. Nausea and vomiting - up to 30% of patients. Damage to teeth - 1 in 4,500 cases. Sore throat and laryngeal damage. Anaphylaxis to anaesthetic agents - figures such as 0.2% have been quoted. Cardiovascular collapse. Respiratory depression.

Common health concerns

a serious allergic reaction to the anaesthetic (anaphylaxis),an inherited reaction to the anaesthetic that causes breathing difficulties,waking up during your operation – but this is rare, and the amount of anaesthetic given will be continuously monitored to help ensure this doesn't happen,death – this is very rare, occurring in 1 in every 100,000 to 1 in every 200,000 cases

Specialist treatment available

general anaesthesia – putting the patient into a reversible state of unconsciousness. Anaesthetic drugs are injected into a vein, or anaesthetic gases are breathed into the lungs, balanced anaesthesia – combining unconsciousness, pain relief and muscle relaxation, regional anaesthesia – blocking pain in a large area of the patient’s body., local anaesthesia – blocking pain in a small area of the patient’s body. Drops, sprays, ointments or injections,painkiller, narcotic, sedative, opiate, anodyne, analgesic, soporific, stupefacient, stupefactive, recovery units, obstetric units, critical care services for intensive care and high dependency patients, resuscitation services, recovery units, emergency departments, chronic pain management, acute pain teams, dentistry, psychiatry – for patients receiving electro-convulsive therapy (ECT), radiology – anaesthesia for CT scans and MRI, especially in children, inter-hospital transfers of critically ill patients

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