What are Anesthesiologists?
What is an anesthesiologist?
Physician anesthesiologists are guardians of patient safety, uniquely educated and trained for the critical moments in health care — in the operating room, in the delivery room, in the intensive care unit and in a crisis. No other type of practitioner can match their ability to navigate life-and-death moments in patient care. Physician anesthesiologists are made for these moments.
Ketamine is an anesthetic medication anesthesiologist are trained to use throughout the entirety of their training.
Why do I want Anesthesiologists invovled?
As medical doctors, physician anesthesiologists specialize in anesthesia care, pain management and critical care medicine, bringing the knowledge required to treat the entire body. Their education and training includes:
- 12 to 14 years of postsecondary education, including medical school
- 12,000 to 16,000 hours of clinical training
- At least four months of concentrated work in intensive care units
- Training to develop expertise in a subspecialty, such as pediatric surgery, labor and delivery, pain management, critical care, neurosurgery or cardiac surgery
Putting your life into the hands of another is not to be taken lightly. Anesthesiologists have been gently holding our patient’s lives in our hands throughout the entirety of our existence. Ketamine is a medication you want your practioner to be knowledgable and trained in. Anesthesiologist are exactly that.