Anaesthesiology is the medical specialty concerned with the perioperative care of patients before, during and after surgery. It encompasses anaesthesia, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine and pain medicine. Anaesthesia is a state of controlled, temporary loss of sensation or awareness that is induced for medical purposes. Intensive care refers to the specialised treatment given to patients in an acute medical condition who require critical medical care.
Types of Anaesthesia
Intensive care – Intubation, Mechanical Ventilation, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
Perioperative care- Pre-operative anaesthetic assessment and Postoperative recovery room care
Health professionals involved
Important medical terminology (including Latin and Greek Root words)
Interpreters at all levels of knowledge of clinical medicine who are interested in gaining basic understanding of the Anaesthesia and Intensive Care.
Interpreters who are preparing for NAATI Certified Specialist Health Interpreter (CSHI) Test
Interpreters who are pursuing to become a healthcare interpreter.
Dr Bee Yen Ooi (MBBS)
Dr Bee Yen Ooi graduated with a MBBS from Peking University Health Science Centre in 2007 and has successfully passed Medical Qualifying Exams in China, Malaysia and Australia. Dr Bee Yen is a registered Medical Doctor with Ministry of Health, Malaysia since 2009 and is eligible for registration as a medical practitioner in Australia. With more than 10 years of clinical experience she has a special interest in diagnostic radiology and teaching.
Types of Anaesthesia.
Intensive care includes Intubation, Mechanical Ventilation and Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation.
Perioperative care includes Pre-operative anaesthetic assessment and Postoperative recovery room care.
The names and utility of common investigations, medications and health professionals in relation to the anaesthesia and intensive care.
Easy ways to remember relevant medical terminology in anaesthesia and intensive care.
Provide high quality and professional interpreting of complex and specialised spoken language from the health domain.
Understand, remember and recall relevant medical terminology efficiently.
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