Changi General Hospital’s Department of Anaesthesia and Surgical Intensive Care is responsible for providing anaesthesia for all types of surgery in the operating theatres. In addition, the anaesthetists manage the critically ill patients in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU).The hospital is equipped with anaesthetic machines and sophisticated monitoring systems to ensure the safety of patients under anaesthesia. All our operating theatres and recovery rooms are well equipped with air and fluid warming systems to reduce patients’ discomfort and the risk of hypothermia. We have also introduced heat and moisture exchanger systems with bacterial and viral filtration systems.Our anaesthesiologists are well trained both locally and overseas in various subspecialties of anaesthetic care. The hospital provides perioperative anaesthesia care for patients undergoing:
Post-surgery pain relief is managed by a dedicated team of doctors and nurses using various modalities of treatment and advanced equipment. To help patients who have undergone major surgery to control and minimise their pain, we offer Patient Control Analgesia (PCA) with opioid medication, Epidural Analgesia and other types of nerve blocks.The department also provides a chronic pain service for patients who suffer from persistent pain, for example:
Referrals to the chronic pain specialists are by appointment only. Treatment options may include:
Changi General Hospital has an Acute Pain Service (APS) to enhance the management of acute pain after major surgery or trauma. This service is co-ordinated by our specialist anaesthetist and an acute pain service nurse, in collaboration with other members of the Anaesthesiology department and supported by surgical colleagues, ward nursing staff, physiotherapists and pharmacists.
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Changi General Hospital (CGH)