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FGTBA provides information about how to prepare for Surgery, Surgical Procedures, and Process to be followed before Surgery, during Surgery and after Surgery.

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  • Anesthesiology is the use of medicine to prevent the feeling of pain or another sensation during surgery or other procedures that might be painful.
  • Anesthesiologist specializes in giving and managing anesthetics and specially trained nurse anesthetist provides assistance in the same
  • Types of Anesthesia – general, local and regional (spinal, epidural / caudal, nerve blocks)


before surgery
Before Surgery
  • Examination of the type of anesthesia
  • Determine the best combination of drugs and dosages
  • Inspection of your mouth opening and visualization of the soft tissues of the pharynx
  • Condition of teeth and location of dental crowns and caps are checked
  • Neck flexibility and head extension observed.
  • If an endotracheal tube is indicated and airway management is deemed difficult, then alternative placement methods such as fiber optic intubation may be used
  • Eating and drinking restrictions for 12-24 hours before surgery
  • IV is placed into arm before surgery for the injection of anesthesia
  • Vital Body Sign Sensors to monitor vital body signs


during surgery
During Surgery
  • CRNA is always under the supervision of the anesthesiologist
  • Oxygen mask is provided if you are having local or regional anesthesia, or sedation
  • If you need an endotracheal tube, your anesthesiologist will take every precaution to avoid any complications during the placement and removal of it
  • As an alternative, your anesthesiologist may use a Laryngeal Mask Airway (LMA) instead of an endotracheal tube as it is an effective method of assisting your breathing with a decreased likelihood of a sore throat
  • Anesthesia machines are used by anesthesia providers to deliver the safest of anesthetics to you during your surgery. The machine has vital controls for the flow of oxygen, air, nitrous oxide, and anesthetics.


after surgery
After Surgery
  • CRNA will take you to the post anesthesia care unit (PACU) and will stay with you until a recovery room nurse can safely care for you
  • Inform your recovery room nurse if you experience nausea and vomiting after surgery
  • If you experience some discomfort and pain, you would receive drugs for the relief
  • You will be sleepy and drowsy after surgery, and you may feel drowsy for a couple of days or longer depending on your surgical procedure


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Florida Gulf To Bay Anesthesiology Assoc., PA

1 Tampa General Circle. #A327

Tampa, Florida 33606-3508

United States

Phone: 813-844-4434