What is anesthezia

 What is anaesthezia?​

​Anesthesia means literally "numbness, insensitivity". Anesthesia is an operation performed by the anesthesiologist and is a series of medical applications developed to provide the patient with no pain during the operation, to tolerate the intervention, to remember the process after the operation and to provide comfort.

How Many Types of Anesthesia?

General Anesthesia: It is the anesthesia method in which loss of consciousness is created by loss of consciousness or sleep. Patients do not hear or feel anything. It is carried out either by intravenous administration of drugs or by inhaling anesthetized drugs into the lungs.

Regional anesthesia: part of the body (arms, legs, etc.); local anesthetics called drugs to the relevant nerves by applying to places close to the drug. Such varieties are spinal, epidural, nerve block etc.

Local Anesthesia: It is only the doctor who will perform the operation in small surgical procedures to be anesthetized.

Monitored Anesthesia: It is the method in which general anesthetic drugs are used in low dose to provide sedation to prevent discomfort and movement of the patient during the endoscopic and radiological examinations outside the operating room.

How is the method of anesthesia determined?

The most appropriate method is determined by taking the surgeon and the patient's opinion.

How Does Anesthesiologist Help You?

Before Surgery:

The anesthesiologist examines the anesthesia polycyclic or health status in your room. He recommends the investigations, treatment and care, consultations he deems necessary. Determines the necessary drugs before and after anesthesia. According to the results of the examination and your disease according to the most appropriate anesthesia method, the process of going to the operating room will tell you what to do and if you need to answer any questions.

The legally required anesthesia application includes the information about the process of the informed consent form and signed by leaving you.

During Surgery:

Anesthesiologist applies the necessary medication to prevent pain, monitor your anesthesia level, control the heart and circulation of your lungs, continuously monitors heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygen levels, body temperature, and the amount of carbon dioxide present during inhalation. Applies the necessary treatments, serum, blood-blood products and other drugs according to need.

After Surgery:

Anesthesiologist's task is not only to give you anesthesia for surgery, but also to remove from the anesthesia, to get rid of the effects of the medications you take in surgery, to make sure you dont feel pain after surgery and to plan and implement the necessary care and treatments to stay healthy. Post-operative pain can be prevented under your control (patient-controlled analgesia) with the help of special devices by an anesthesiologist.

How Can You Help Your Anesthesiologist?

Use your medication as prescribed by your physician, cut smoking and alcohol intake, and consult your physician when you encounter an unexpected disease such as flu, diarrhea. All patients who will be operated should not eat or drink anything during the specified time period while arriving to the operating room. Patients, who will be operated should remove their make-up, glasses, lenses, hearing aids, dentures, jewelery, buckles and similar accessories.