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also a·naes·the·tist  (ə-nĕs′thĭ-tĭst)
A person specially trained to administer anesthetics.


(Medicine) (in the US) a person qualified to administer anaesthesia, often a nurse or someone other than a physician. Compare anesthesiologist


(əˈnɛs θɪ tɪst)

a person who administers anesthetics, usu. a specially trained doctor or nurse.
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Noun1.anesthetist - a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treatedanesthetist - a specialist who administers an anesthetic to a patient before he is treated
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine


V. nurse anesthetist.
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Harrison is a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
and the population against professional ratio has grown to around one anesthetist for every 400,000 people exposing patients, particularly those recommended for surgical procedures, to serious risks.
Professor Jaideep Pandit, Consultant Anesthetist in Oxford and lead author, said, "Anesthesia is a medical specialty very much focused on safety and patient experience.
Zwerling's understanding of addiction's effects stems in part from his work in addiction counseling, as a physician assistant, and finally as a nurse anesthetist.
During World War II, there were seventeen nurse anesthetists to every one physician anesthetist.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Unknown gunmen on Wednesday killed an anesthetist while he was leaving his clinic near the Iraqi capital Baghdad, according to a security source.
Brennan was a retired Nurse Anesthetist and a founding member of the New England branch of the Nurse Anesthetist Assoc.
However, she understood that the ultimate decision to hire her as a nurse anesthetist would be left to Dr.
A survey reported at the Digestive Disease Week meeting earlier this year showed that 17% of gastroenterologists use propofol, "certainly almost entirely with the assistance of an anesthetist," Dr.
The Yokohama District Court on Thursday fined two surgeons, an anesthetist and a nurse from Yokohama City University Hospital for operating on the wrong patients, while giving another nurse a suspended prison term and acquitting another anesthetist.
SIMI VALLEY - Testimony in the negligence suit resulting from the plastic surgery death of a Simi Valley woman resumed Tuesday, with a nurse anesthetist testifying that the patient's vital sign readings were normal throughout the operation.