Dear Patients in the Clinic for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care,
here you will find an overview of the portfolio of services provided at our facility. We are delighted to be able to offer you these extensive treatments.
Anaesthesia enables diagnostic and surgical intervention. Modern anaesthesia allows complex procedures, even on severely ill or older patients. A general anaesthetic is not necessary in many cases. This means that a local anaesthetic is administered to keep the affected region free of pain. Doing so eases the strain on the whole organism.
We provide all forms of local and general anaesthetic. For our smallest patients, we have developed particularly gentle procedures with the doctors at our Paediatric Clinic.
Our patients receive 360° care before, during and after surgery. We also ease pain once the procedure is complete. Our anaesthesiologists consult with the patients beforehand to explain the individual benefits and drawbacks of the procedure and answer any questions. They also give due consideration to prior conditions, current medication and personal needs.
Each year we provide local and general anaesthetics to more than 8,000 patients requiring treatment in the fields of general, visceral, vascular, trauma and neuro-surgery, ENT, ophthalmology, gynaecology and obstetrics, as well as plastic, reconstructive and breast surgery, urology, dermatology, internal medicine and psychiatry.
Providing intensive care to patients is another focus area at our clinic. There are 24 treatment beds available for this purpose in the Intensive Care Unit. We use all modern procedures to support and replace restricted or failed, vital functions among our patients for as long as is necessary.
We mainly treat patients suffering from chronic pain. The aim is to ease the pain to such an extent that the persons affected can, in the majority of cases, lead largely normal lives. This requires interdisciplinary pain treatment across medical disciplines and professional groups that is tailored to the individual needs of the patient.
Treatment focus areas
- Tumour pain
- Chronic nerve pain
- Chronic pain of the locomotor system
- Various types of headache
- Chronic pain following accidents, surgery etc.
- Chronic pain associated with circulatory disorders
We initiate suitable treatment for patients experiencing chronic pain during our surgery hours. Medical treatment for pain patients consists of a standard review of case history, assessment of findings, pain analysis, differential diagnosis, preparation of treatment regimens, patient counselling, documentation of measures and finally the initiation and administration of treatment. Depending on the underlying condition, the treatments themselves comprise a combination of various invasive and non-invasive procedures to alleviate pain, including medicinal therapy, psychological support and physiotherapy, i.e. other accompanying measures.
All diagnostic and therapeutic options available at the Clinic can be used. Moreover, consultative treatment of Clinic patients suffering from acute and chronic pain is also provided. Interdisciplinary Pain Boards are held each month as quality panels within the Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians in collaboration with the GP Practice of Dipl.-med. H. Jarosch in Görlitz and the Clinic for Psychosomatics at Städtisches Klinikum Görlitz. Doctors from a variety of specialist fields, as well as physiotherapists and psychotherapists from the region, introduce patients and their pain conditions and then consult on a suitable treatment strategy.