Medical & Healthcare
8am: theoretical training session.
9am: preparing for 1st patient, i.e. preparing drugs, checking machines.
9am -17pm: perioperative anaesthetic care of patients in theatre.
Main tasks are to deliver best patient care, i.e. a calm and informed patient preOP, a stable patient intraOP and an awake, pain-free/-controlled, stable patient postOP.
Outside theatre my main tasks are stabilizing critically ill patients which mainly involves managing airway & breathing issues.
I am continuously challenged every day in my job which is great.
The long working hours - some weeks you can work as much as 100 hours although the average is nearer to 60 hours per week.
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