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Many doctors are aware of anaesthetists' presence when things go wrong, in resuscitation scenarios and critical care. Is this the bulk of an anaesthetist's work and is it a high stress occupation? Anaesthesia is an interesting job and much of the workload is regular, predictable, and unexciting. However, when things go wrong the job is stressful and challenging. This is usually less than 5% of time spent in practice. Anaesthetists are experts in critical care and managing the most ill patients. A little drama and stress is makes the job interesting and helps stop complacency setting in.
The Faculty of Homeopathy has produced a private practitioners' resource pack, obtainable free by email or for £5 by post from The Faculty of Homeopathy, 15 Clerkenwell Close, London EC1A 0RR.
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