Dept. of Anesthesiology
Ensuring painless journeys through expert care and comfort
At STH Hospital, our Anesthesiology Department is at the forefront of providing comprehensive anesthesia services to our patients. Our experienced team of anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs), and support staff work collaboratively to deliver high-quality care across a wide range of surgical specialties. From pre-operative assessments to intraoperative monitoring and post-operative pain management, we prioritize patient safety and comfort throughout the entire surgical journey. Our department utilizes the latest advancements in anesthesia technology, ensuring precise dosing and monitoring to enhance outcomes and minimize risks.
When it comes to anesthesia care, choosing the right team is crucial, and STH Hospital's Anesthesiology Department stands out for several reasons. Firstly, our dedicated specialists possess extensive training and expertise in administering anesthesia for various surgical procedures, ensuring optimal outcomes and patient comfort. Secondly, we prioritize patient safety by utilizing advanced monitoring systems and adhering to strict protocols. Moreover, our collaborative approach fosters effective communication with surgeons and other healthcare providers, allowing for seamless coordination and tailored care. Lastly, we are committed to patient education, providing comprehensive pre-operative consultations and post-operative pain management guidance, ensuring a smooth recovery process.
STH Hospital's Anesthesiology Department is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to deliver exceptional care. Our operating rooms are designed with advanced anesthesia equipment, including anesthesia machines, monitoring systems, and intravenous drug administration devices. We maintain a sterile and comfortable environment, promoting patient well-being throughout the surgical experience. Our department also offers specialized pain management services, including regional anesthesia techniques and post-operative pain control modalities. With a focus on patient comfort and safety, our facilities are designed to optimize outcomes and provide a positive surgical experience.
Frequently Asked- Questions
An anesthesiologist plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and comfort of a patient during surgery. They administer anesthesia, monitor vital signs, and manage pain to keep the patient stable and pain-free throughout the procedure.
There are different types of anesthesia used in surgeries, depending on the nature and complexity of the procedure. These include general anesthesia (patient is unconscious), regional anesthesia (numbing specific areas of the body), and local anesthesia (numbing a small area).
Anesthesiologists play a key role in managing post-operative pain. They prescribe appropriate pain medications and develop individualized pain management plans to ensure patients are comfortable during their recovery process.
While anesthesia is generally safe, there are potential risks and complications. These may include allergic reactions, breathing difficulties, medication reactions, and post-operative nausea. Anesthesiologists closely monitor patients to mitigate these risks and respond promptly to any complications that may arise.