Department Of Anaesthesia

   The Department of Anaesthesiology at Salem Poly Clinic comprises a team of highly trained anaesthetists dedicated to providing the highest quality of perioperative care to patients.

   Besides providing anaesthetic services for a variety of surgical disciplines, the team of anaesthesiologists are also involved in other aspects of patient care such as acute and chronic pain management, intensive care and pre-operative management.

   Anaesthesiologists are available round the clock, seven days a week to cater to the anaesthesia requirements of patients needing emergency operations. The department is equipped with anaesthetic machines monitoring systems to ensure the safety of patients under anaesthesia.

The Department of Anaesthesiology provides a wide range of services including:

Clinical Anaesthesia

Providing anaesthesia support for a variety of specialties:
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopaedics
  • ENT
  • Opthalmology
  • Gynaecology

24-hour Emergency Operating Theatre for emergency operations.

Pre-Oerative Assessment

   Pre-operative risk assessment, optimisation of medical conditions and counselling for patients coming for elective operations.

   The department evaluates patients at the Clinic for Anaesthesiology and Perioperative  Opinion prior to the scheduled operation date, with the aim to assess their peri-operative risks through history, examination and tests, followed by risk optimisation through appropriate consultations and interventions.

   Discussion of various anaesthetic options and post-operative pain management strategies, as well as education of topics on pre-operative preparation, such as fasting, will be carried out.