In a recent Trendlines magazine article research analyst, Linda Marling Church profiles anesthesiologists:
"Other than a pre-surgery consultation with an anesthesiologist, the only thing most patients remember post-surgery is the phrase “close your eyes and count backwards from one hundred.” “One hundred, ninety-nine, ninety-eight….zzzzzz.” The next thing you know, you’re being awakened by a nurse whose job it is to rouse you out of the deep sleep you’ve been experiencing. The anesthesia given usually produces a drug-induced amnesia, and surgery, for the most part, is made bearable. Anesthesiologists are medical doctors who administer anesthetics during surgery or other medical procedures."
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