A typical day for an Anesthesiologist will also include:
Position patient on operating table to maximize patient comfort and surgical accessibility.
Examine patient, obtain medical history, and use diagnostic tests to determine risk during surgical, obstetrical, and other medical procedures.
Monitor patient before, during, and after anesthesia and counteract adverse reactions or complications.
Administer anesthetic or sedation during medical procedures, using local, intravenous, spinal, or caudal methods.
Coordinate administration of anesthetics with surgeons during operation."