Category Archives: Anesthesialogy

7 Reasons Why You Should Be an Anaesthetist

This article was written by a surgeon just for fun , he is kidding with his friends who work as anaesthetists : The 7 Reasons To Be Anaesthetist: 1.You get to switch people off from talking by putting them to sleep. Twitter limits talk to 140 characters. Anesthetist can do that to their patients too.… Read More »

8 Strange Dreams During Anesthesia

If you have strange or funny stories about dreams during anesthesia , Share it with us as a reply I’ve just read a fascinating 2009 study on dreaming during anaesthesia that looks at how different drugs can alter our unconscious reveries during surgery. One section was on ‘near-miss awareness’ where dreams incorporate the outside reality… Read More »

What Happens To Your Brain Under Anesthesia

If you’ve ever had surgery, your anesthesiologist has likely told you to count back from 100. You don’t get too far before you’ve drifted off. Hours later, you wake up from the “reversible coma” often unaware of whatever happened during the surgery. But what happens when the body, specifically the brain, goes through this procedure,… Read More »

Substance Abuse Among Anesthesiologists

Although it can be difficult to accept, physicians are at risk for the same challenges and illnesses as other people, including drug addiction. Anesthesiologists, in particular, have consistently been shown to have an unusually high rate of drug abuse compared to other physicians. A survey of 260 anesthesiologists from the Medical College of Wisconsin graduating… Read More »

Difference Between Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia

The main difference between Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia is that spinal anesthesia involves injecting the drug to the cerebrospinal fluid whereas epidural anesthesia involves passing the medication into the epidural space through a catheter. There are many other differences between the two, but it’s important to know what is anesthesia before looking at these differences.… Read More »

Anesthesiologists Do More Than Just Anesthesia

Before I entered the Anesthesiology department, I didn’t know anything about it. I mean, I had the preconceptions that everybody else usually has: anesthesiologists give sleeping gas to patients undergoing surgery and then themselves sleep during the surgeries. I had heard throughout my life that they’re the laziest doctors who get paid a lot to… Read More »

Guidelines Updated on Pediatric Sedation

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) have issued updated clinical guidelines on the monitoring and management of pediatric patients before, during, and after sedation for diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. “The original sedation guideline was written after three children died in a dental office in California [in 1983]…it’s… Read More »