from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Variant of anesthetist.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. anesthesiologist

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • They called the anaesthetist and then, just before she arrived, decided to examine me again.

    bumpsadaisy Diary Entry

  • Hundreds of students demonstrated outside the court, carrying placards calling anaesthetist Richard Gladwell McGown racist and urging the court to impose a long jail term.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The author was really Gordon Ostlere, a former anaesthetist and ship's surgeon.

    Safe in their hands? Margaret Drabble on the threat facing the NHS

  • He operated and removed the implants free of charge, although the clinic made her pay other fees including the anaesthetist – those and replacement implants cost £1,500.

    NHS patients believed to be among faulty French breast implant victims

  • Most had transfer policies but there were quite big gaps when it came to detail, said Dr Kathy Wilkinson, co-author, who is also NCEPOD clinical co-ordinator and consultant paediatric anaesthetist.

    NHS: study criticises treatment of children who later died after surgery

  • We need to ensure that there are nursing and medical staff with the appropriate skills to look after these very sick children, including staff with experience to manage acute pain, said Dr David Mason, NCEPOD clinical co-ordinator and consultant paediatric anaesthetist, one of the authors.

    NHS: study criticises treatment of children who later died after surgery

  • My wife had a similar problem when giving birth in that no anaesthetist was available.

    How to waste money NHS style

  • What a total waste of time, but it begs the question as to why the anaesthetist was not prepared to to stay and why the hospital does not have another anaesthetist on call?

    How to waste money NHS style

  • Despite the surgeon and his team of assistants being available and ready to do the operation, the anaesthetist "had to go", meaning the operation was cancelled, the time of the surgeon and his operation team had been wasted, all the tests my mother had done were wasted as was the time by nurses making ready and finding a bed.

    How to waste money NHS style

  • However, I wouldn't be at all surprised to find out that the real reason that the anaesthetist left early was due to him (or her) needing to be available at the BUPA hospital down the road or for private patients elsewhere?

    How to waste money NHS style


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.