anesthesiologist anesthesiologist  /ˌæ nəs ˌθi zi ˈɑ lə dʒəst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. For a variety of reasons, most awareness survivors never tell their anesthesiologist about the experience.
  2. An amazing molecule, a great anesthesiologist and a great save.
  3. The anesthesiologist injects lidocaine to block the nerves of the rib cage.

News

  1. Former DCE softball star shines abroad

    Emily deLong hopes to one day save lives as an anesthesiologist, but for now she has her sights set on just one thing: the softball hurtling toward her as she stands over home plate.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  2. Preparing Surgical and Anesthesiology Teams to Thrive in Uncharted Waters

    The Affordable Care Act has provided a financial incentive for anesthesiologists who demonstrate superior patient outcomes. LifeWings CRM focuses on training in teamwork, communication, and the routine usage of checklists and protocols preparing your anesthesiology practice to ‘weather’ this sea change in payment strategies and improve patient safety by adopting CRM practices. http://www ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Tougher West Nile reporting standards may cut number of cases

    DALLAS — Dr. Charles Tandy began feeling aches and pains about a month ago. His hands still bother him. The symptoms were serious enough for him to go to the hospital. "One time it was pain, another time it was a burning sensation," said Dr. Tandy, a long-time anesthesiologist and former Dallas City Council member. "It might be in my elbow, it might be my knee, it might be my right ankle — that ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth

Quotes

  1. "It is now clear that plaintiff will not be satisfied with anything less than an experienced, licensed, board certified anesthesiologist standing at his bedside in plain view of attending witnesses," US District Court Judge Malcolm Howard said...
    on Apr 17, 2006 By: Malcolm Howard Source: WCNC (subscription)

  2. Piraro said he had changed the text to the following: "She's going to be just fine -- she's quite a fighter. The anesthesiologist has a black eye and I think she may have cracked my ribs."
    on Aug 13, 2005 By: Dan Piraro Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "I'm convinced that the fact that the anesthesiologist caught that was what saved this man's life," Gawande says, adding that his team averts at least one potential problem via the checklist every week.
    on Jan 14, 2009 By: Atul Gawande Source: TIME

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