When life is on the line and the situation is critical, the hero in the operating theater is not just the surgeon, but also the anesthesiologist. Anesthesia specialists are responsible for making sure the patient does not feel any pain or discomfort throughout a medical procedure. And in case the patient had to go under during an operation, they are also responsible for getting the patient to recover from the effects of anesthetic medication. In fact, their expertise is valuable before, during and after any surgery.
In a way, anesthesiologists are the unsung heroes of any hospital’s surgical team. If you believe you have what it takes, then it’s never too late to consider a medical career in this field. To give you a better idea, here are some reasons why doctors may choose to specialize in anesthesiology:
Unlike other physicians that need to deal with symptoms and making a diagnosis, an anesthesiologist gets to experience making quick decisions instead of spending time deliberating with another doctor. What matters to them is how to best prepare the patient for a procedure that needs to be done in the moment. Read more on this article: http://bit.ly/2sFSctO