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Intensive Care Anaesthesia
University Hospital Limerick

St Nessan's Road, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick, V94 F858


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About Anaesthetic

If you are having surgery or tests, your doctor will give you medicines called anaesthetics. This is to reduce or prevent pain. They numb sensation in certain areas of the body and can induce sleep. The Department of Anaesthetics provides anaesthetic care for a wide range of surgical patients. There are 2 common types: • local anaesthetic - a small area of the body is numbed and you remain fully conscious, often used during minor procedures • general anaethetic - you're totally unconscious and unaware of the procedure – often used for more serious operations

About Intensive Care Anaesthesia

Intensive Care Medicine (ICM) also referred to as critical care medicine, is that body of specialist knowledge and practice concerned with the treatment of patients, with, at risk of, or recovering from potentially life threatening failure of one or more of the body organ systems. It includes the provision of organ system support, the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of acute illness, systems management and patient safety, ethics, end-of-life care, and support of families.

Referrals and Appointments

Special instructions for patients during COVID19

We may ask you to:

  • attend a virtual clinic
  • wear a face mask/other PPE
  • complete a COVID-19 questionnaire by phone before coming to hospital and to repeat same on arrival
  • to wait in their car until closer to your appointment time

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