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Rely on the anesthesiology team at Essentia Health for safe, effective, individualized pain control and sedation during your surgery or medical procedure.
Feel confident you’ll receive high-quality anesthesia care at Essentia. You’ll work with:
Anesthetics are drugs that provide pain relief, reduce anxiety and produce a state of calm, sleep or unconsciousness. The type and amount of drug received depends on the procedure or surgery you’re having. It can also depend on your state of health.
Your anesthesiology team stays up-to-date on the best ways to care for you. Count on us to put your safety and comfort first. You can help us provide the best possible care by telling us about:
Talk to your anesthesiologist or nurse anesthetist about what to expect before, during, and after your procedure. Your anesthesia care team will:
If you’re a nursing mother, ask your care team about how your procedure, medications, and recovery may affect breastfeeding.
Your recovery time depends on the type of anesthesia and procedure you had. Your health care team will monitor you closely and help you stay comfortable.
You may experience side effects from anesthesia including: