anesthetist anesthetist  /ə ˈnɛs θə təst/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Result of anesthetist Ruth's editing was a 21 7-page survey of anesthetics, their purposes, ad ministration, risks.
  2. Instead of clapping an ether cone over his face, the anesthetist slipped a hypodermic needle into a vein in the crook of his elbow.
  3. Axham served as his anesthetist.

News

  • Ex-nurse takes back testimony in hepatitis C case

    A registered nurse who was fired from a Las Vegas outpatient medical clinic just prior to a 2007 hepatitis C outbreak returned to the witness stand Monday to tell a state court jury he misspoke when he testified that he saw a former nurse anesthetist reusing needles and syringes on multiple patients.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Sun

Quotes

  • "I wanted to be a doctor, that's what I was doing it for," Broussard said. "Nursing was possibly something that I could do along with baseball - get out quick and then make some money. I was thinking about possibly being a nurse anesthetist...
    on Mar 20, 2007 By: Ben Broussard Source: Seattle Times

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