A physician qualified in anaesthesia and peri-operative medicine is called an anaesthetist or anaesthesiologist. Patients are supplied with medical care prior to, subsequent to and also during the surgical procedures Anaesthesia might be set straight by the Anaesthesiologists or by a panel of anaesthesia which comprises an anaesthesiologist assistants or nurse anaesthetists. It is the duty of the Anaesthesiologists to observe that anaesthesia is set securely to patients in all key medical and tertiary concern services. That means, there must be a preoperative evaluation with regard to the patient and his condition. The Anaesthesiologist must make a chart for the anaesthesia adaptable to every single patient after confer with the surgical panel. Apart from this there are certain other matters to be concerned like, airway management, intra operative life support, intra operative diagnostic stabilization, appropriate post-operative management of patients and provision of pain control. The anaesthesiologists must be trained in such a way that if an emergency comes he must be able to apply his vital skills for the emergency surgery, which have wide acquaintance of human physiology and diseases to guide their decisiveness. The numbers of anaesthesiologists in the past were very less. But today, the situation has been changed.
The Anaesthesiologists are more demanding physicians. Anaesthesia Care Teams consists of a supervising physician with numerous certified registered nurse anaesthetists or anaesthesiologist assistants are also serving the society. Anaesthesiologists, in other parts of the country practice all alone and thus develop a unique relation with the patient. Nurse Anaesthetists are the central part of the surgical team, who generally work under the direction of the attending surgeon, dentist, or anaesthesiologist in medical, dental, and obstetrical procedures. Apart from this, they administer the prescribed anaesthetic, scrutinize the patient’s vital signs and communicate it to the Physicians. Nurse Anaesthetists is always ready with the materials and equipments for procedures. They study and interpret the way the anaesthetic is going to affect the patient and considering the case of emergency, adequate supply of blood is made available. They also help in introducing false airways, try to stop shocks, control Oxygen, etc. Under certain circumstances, in order to gain teamwork and augment poise, the Nurse Anaesthetist explicates the procedures to patients. Thus, it requires an extraordinary amount of responsibility and skill to work as a Nurse Anaesthetist. That is why the nurse anaesthetist is one among the maximum remunerated nursing specialties. The demanding qualities for Nurse Anaesthetist are intelligence, easy handling of hectic situations and promptness.