The Department of Anaesthesia, at St. Thomas Hospital provides comprehensive anaesthesia care, which includes preoperative, postoperative, critical care and pain relief services.Anaesthesiology is a specializing in eliminating pain or / and sensation in people undergoing surgery or other medical procedures. The operating rooms are equipped with anaesthesia machines.
All patients are evaluated extensively prior to the administration of anaesthesia, in the rooms and wards. The anaesthetic plan and the risks involved are explained to the patient.
Post – Operative Care:
All patients who undergo surgery under anaesthesia are observed in the recovery room until they are awake.
Administration of Anaesthesia:
The anaesthetic technique is planned appropriately for each patient depending on the surgical procedure, the condition of the patient, and the availability of drugs. Several anaesthetic techniques are offered.