Asklepios Stadtklinik Bad Wildungen

Bad Wildungen, Germany


Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care


Karl-Rainhold Brather

Dr. med.

Karl-Rainhold Brather

Doctor, anesthesiologist
Qualifications: Intensive Care, Outpatient Surgery

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The scope of functions of anesthesiologists has developed significantly in recent decades: from simple pain management to complex anesthesia, pain therapy, intensive and emergency care. In the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the Asklepios Clinic (Asklepios Klinik) all patients will be informed prior to surgery about the different methods of anesthesia used in modern medicine. Then the most appropriate method of anesthesia will be determined by the anesthesiologist.

Areas of specialization of the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care of the Asklepios Clinic (Asklepios Klinik):

  • General Anesthesia
  • Regional (epidural) Anesthesia
  • Postoperative Recovery
  • Infusion-transfusion Therapy
  • Pain Management
  • Emergency Medical Assistance
  • Interdisciplinary Intensive Care

 

General Anesthesia

  • Balanced anesthesia
  • Intravenous general anesthesia
  • Aanalgosedation
  • Monitoring anesthesia
  • Intubation anesthesia
  • Laryngeal mask
  • BIS-monitoring (EEG monitoring)
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials during carotid endarterectomy (surgery on the carotid artery) under general anesthesia

 

In case of difficult airway situations:

  • ProSeal LMA
  • Intubating laryngeal mask airways
  • Bronchoscope
  • Bonfils retromolar intubation endoscope
  • Endotracheal tubes
  • Laryngeal tube
  • Video Laryngoscope
  • Device for single-stage conicotomy

 

Regional (epidural) Anesthesia

  • Lumbar and thoracic epidural anesthesia
  • Spinal anesthesia
  • Anesthesia of the brachial and cervical plexus
  • Blockade of the femoral nerve
  • Suprascapular nerve blockade
  • Intravenous regional anesthesia

 

Postoperative Recovery

  • 10 beds for post-operative recovery
  • Stabilization of the blood circulation and respiration
  • Pain Therapy
  • Prevention and treatment of nausea and vomiting

 

Infusion-transfusion Therapy

  • Blood Bank
  • Pre- and postoperative blood transfusion
  • Autologous blood collection
  • Mechanical autotransfusion (blood transfusion taken from patient during the surgical procedure)

 

Pain Management

  • Special Pain Therapy
  • Pain management plan development
  • Epidural anesthesia
  • patient-controlled analgesia infusion pumps
  • Outpatient treatment of pain syndromes

 

Emergency medical services

The Department of Emergency Medical Care of Bad Wildungen is located directly at the Asklepios Clinic (Asklepios Klinik). Highly professional anesthetists work here closely with doctors – specialists in Internal Medicine. All physicians have extensive experience in the rescue service and can provide expert medical emergencies. Thus, a continuous chain of emergency medical activities from the place of accident to further treatment can be provided in the Asklepios Municipal Clinic (Asklepios Klinik).

 

Interdisciplinary Intensive Care

  • Department of Intensive Care
  • Devices for invasive and non-invasive mechanical ventilation
  • Dialysis or hemodialysis, in collaboration with the Department of Nephrology and Dialysis
  • Rotary Therapy
  • Therapeutic hypothermia
  • Blood Gas Analyzer
  • Mobile X-ray Unit
  • Ultrasound machine
  • Mobile ventilator
  • Noninvasive dilatation tracheostomy



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