Anesthesiologist roles and responsibilities
The job of a physician anesthesiologist is to regulate a patient’s vital functions during surgery in order to keep them safe. Their roles and responsibilities include:
- Before surgery: Evaluating and preparing the patient.
- During surgery: Providing the necessary conditions for surgery: sedation, pain relief and muscle relaxation, as well as continuous monitoring of the patient's vital signs.
- After surgery: Continue monitoring the patient until they are able to be returned to a regular hospital room.