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Department Anaestesiologi & Intensive Care



Since its establishment in 2006 the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care has grown in line with current needs and meet the needs of customers Sungai Buloh Hospital.


Providing anesthesia (anesthesia) and intensive care gradual world-class professional, quality and caring.


  • We are committed to practicing medicine anesthesia (anesthesia) and the quality of intensive care more effective by joining relevant services of the other to satisfy our patients.
  • Staff ensure an efficient, skilled and confident in carrying out its duties.
  • Implement continuous monitoring of the equipment to ensure it is safe and functional to use.
  • Practice teamwork in daily tasks.

The objective of the Department

  • Provide services in accordance with standards of conduct intensive care.
  • Equipping staff with knowledge and skills through courses and seminars.
  • Cooperation between departments to achieve the goal of quality service.
  • To provide anesthesia services and pain reduction survivors.
  • To provide a complete treatment for critical patients.
  • To provide comprehensive clinical services in a friendly, patient and provide intensive care services of the highest quality.

Services Provided

The services provided are as follows: -

  • Services anesthesia and intensive care for patients in the intensive care unit.
  • Provide for the referral of cases requiring resuscitation ward.
  • Provide resuscitation and airway management in the Emergency Unit.
  • Elective surgery and emergency services
  • "Acute / Chronic Pain Services" and "Labour Analgesia".
  • Respiratory Services
  • Anesthetic Clinic
  • Remote service and Anaesthesia for MRI Angiogram
  • ECT services for psychiatric patients

Organization Chart Anaestesia Department and Intensive Care

Achievements and Statistics Department

Overall all of the Department of Anaesthesia showed an increase from year to year. This year, the Department intends to expand the service: -

  • Day Care Surgery (now 2x a week)
  • Obstetric Analgesia full-time service if they have enough staff in accordance with the objectives of this hospital to be Pain Free Hospital.
  • Open theater childbirth

Programmes Planned This Year

  • APS courses
  • Courses BLS / ALS
  • Postbasik course ICU
  • Anaesthesia Intensive Course Masters
  • Bridion Day
  • End of Life Care seminar
  • USCOM courses
  • Ventilator 1st workshop
  • Beyond Basic Ventilator Workshop
  • Transplant Programs department of the hospital and
  • Programs Critical Care Updates & Data Interpretation
  • Fluid Workshop
  • Department of Family Day
  • Dinner Department

Activities Carried Out

Organ Donation Awareness Week Campaign
Family Day Department Anaestesia



Main Line: 03-61454333
Fax: 03-61454222

ICU: ext 3206/3207

HDW: ext 4300/4301

Anaestesia clinic: ext 1306

APS: 2303


No Name Position Cont'd E-mail
1 Dr. Lim Wee Leong head of department 2350 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.




  1. Why do I need to see Anaesthetist before surgery?

Anaesthetist will meet with patients in the ward the day before surgery or preferably in anaesthetik clinic to examine patients:

  1. take a history of surgery / anesthesia ago
  2. complications of anesthesia ago
  3. family history of anesthetic complications (eg: malignant hyperthermia)
  4. history of allergies
  5. history of chronic disease
  6. medications being taken, including traditional and herbal medicines
  7. if you are a woman whether you are pregnant or breast-feeding?
  8. Do you have trouble hearing / vision or movements that require more attention.

This will be followed by an inspection body

You will then be notified of plans for surgery;

  1. when to start fasting
  2. what medications should be taken and should not be taken before surgery
  3. the type of anesthesia that will be done
  4. Supplies needed for operation (eg: bed ICU)
  5. anesthesia risks
  6. methods of pain control after surgery

2. Will I have pain after surgery?

The surgery will be painful, but you will be given painkillers during surgery and if you still feel the pain after the surgery you can ask for additional medicines.

3. Will I be put to sleep during surgery?

You will be given anesthesia according to the type of surgery performed depends on the suitability of the patient;

  1. Full anesthesia (General Anaesthesia). You will be put to sleep with sleeping pills or gas injection sleep.
  2. Local anesthesia. (Regional Anaesthesia). This is done by injection in the spinal cord through the spinal cord or nerve plexus as neck / shoulders, or thighs. You will be aware during surgery.

4. What are the risks of anesthesia?

Death or serious disability due to anesthesia (such as brain damage) is very rare but may exist. The risk varies according to the level of your health and the type of surgery performed. Sungai Buloh Hospital for an average of 3.5 deaths per 1,000 elective surgeries and increased to 23 deaths per faucet Hospital emergency surgery is trauma center and received many cases of road accidents.

5. Will I be awake during surgery?

The phenomenon of waking during full anesthesia is very rare. The study is being conducted in Malaysia and the results are still in process, in some of the reported incident of 1: 15.000 to 1: 40.000. An anaesthesiologist will always be with you to make sure this does not happen and in the event you will be given follow-up treatment such as counseling and so on.

6. Do Anaesthetist will be with me during the surgery time?

Anesthesia doctor will be with you at all times to ensure the safety of your surgery. He will also give you intravenous fluids, antibiotics, painkillers, blood etc all the time until you realize the surgery and was in the recovery room.

7. Why do I have to fast before surgery?

Conscious of our body has a mechanism to prevent us from vomiting. But this mechanism does not function during anesthesia. Therefore it is extremely important that your stomach is empty during anesthesia to avoid throwing up where fluid / food from the stomach can pass into the lungs and cause serious complications.

In emergency cases where the patient's stomach is still not completely empty your anesthetist doctor will take other methods to prevent this from happening.

Although designed for regional anesthesia, you still have to fast because you are given an anesthetic sleep possibility is still there.

8. Is Spinal Anaesthesia?

Spinal Anaesthesia for a small needle will be inserted between your lumbar spine to the spinal cord that is filled by a liquid called cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Sedation will be injected through a needle into the CSF fluid that will attract your nerves and you will feel numb from the waist down. Numbing effect is only temporary and you will be back to normal after this effect is lost.

9. Is Epidural Anaesthesia?

Epidural is one area on the edge of the spinal cord. Anaethesia epidural anesthesia is a type of regional / local, which requires a needle is placed between vertebrae (usually in the waist / sometimes in the middle of the back after you are given anesthesia sedation). A small plastic tube (catheter) is inserted through the needle into the epidural space. Epidural needle is then removed and the epidural medications will be given through this catheter and can be extended after surgery for pain after surgery.

This procedure is usually done in a sitting position, but if you can not sit can also be conducted in the state of lying. Typically the epidural catheter is placed in the waist / sometimes in the middle of the back (after you are given anesthesia sedation) depending on the type of surgery performed.

10. What are the common side effects occur?

  • Nausea and vomiting.

This is the impression that most often occur the first 24 hours after surgery. 20-30% of patients will experience it. Women and people who suffer from motion sickness (motion sickness) are more at risk. Also experiencing similar problems during surgery this week. Therefore it is important you meemberitahu this problem to your doctor anesthetic so he could use the drug / other methods to prevent this from recurring. Antiemetic drugs can also be given to prevent this from happening.

  • Sore throat

Sore throat and hoarseness occurred in 40% of patients and can last up to several days. Female patients aged 50 years and over 3 hours of surgery more risky. Regional Anaesthesia is the best way to prevent this from happening and throat pain medication such as Strepsil can help relieve a sore throat.

  • tooth decay

Trauma to the teeth can occur 1: 2,000 cases, often kepada.gigi top. Risk patients often have poor dental health or difficulties that occur when inserting a breathing tube into the throat.

Therefore it is important that you tell your doctor if anesthesia and has a gig loose or rotting.

  • Cold and Shivering

Lemongrass 25-50% of patients will be shivering after surgery. Mostly due to the cold temperature of the operating room (to prevent infection). The other reason is pain, fever or stress. Long surgery and body that are exposed to the risk of shivering.

Your anesthetist will work to ensure your body temperature does not go down the extreme by putting blankets, heaters and give intravenous fluids that have been warmed.

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