Anaesthesiology is the science of sedation by temporarily blocking the symptoms of pain. Anaesthesiologists, doctors trained in anaesthesia and preoperative medicine, ensure that the administration of anaesthesia is conducted in a safe and secure manner.
This includes preoperative evaluation, consultation with the surgical team and creating a plan for the anaesthesia tailored to fit each unique individual patient, the provision of pain control and proper post-operative management of patients.
These are two areas of specialisation are often related as they can be caused by trauma, accidents, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders. Orthopaedic specialists deal with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system and may use both invasive surgical and non-invasive as well as non-surgical means to correct and treat the problem.
Cancer is a disease that can affect anyone – the young and the old, the rich and the poor, men, women and children. At Gleneagles Hospital, we understand how disruptive and upsetting it can be when our patients find out they have cancer, and we are dedicated to help them fight this illness to the best of our abilities.
Effective treatment of cancers involves a multi-modal approach to give patients the best chance of survival. At Gleneagles Hospital, patients have access to a wide variety of treatment options tailored to their unique conditions that include radiation therapy.