ANESTHESIA

The services provided by the Anesthesia Department include:

- Pre-visitation of all elective or planned surgical patients prior to surgery

- Provision of general anesthesia intra-operatively

- Provision of regional anesthesia, especially spinal or plexus blocks

- Provision and control of sedation management

- Intra-operative patient management and monitoring

- Pain management intra and immediately post operatively

- Assistance in difficult vein cannulations in other departments

- Assistance in emergency situations, for example, CPR or endotracheal intubation