Frequently Asked Questions

WHAT IS ANAESTHESIA?

WHO ARE ANAESTHETISTS?

WHAT TRAINING DO ANAESTHETISTS UNDERGO? 

WILL I SEE MY ANAESTHETIST?

DOES THE ANAESTHETIST STAY WITH ME ALL THE TIME?

Your anaesthetist remains in the operating room to monitor your safety. He or she also makes decisions about intravenous (IV) fluids, the need for blood products, antibiotics, pain medications, and where you will recover after the surgery

WHY CAN’T I EAT AND DRINK BEFORE MY SURGERY?

DO I TAKE MY NORMAL MEDICATIONS?

WHAT ARE THE RISKS OF ANAESTHESIA?