anes·the·tist | \ə-ˈnes-thə-tist, British -ˈnēs-\

Definition of anesthetist 

: one who administers anesthetics

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Also, for three months each anesthesiologist will be partnered with a nurse anesthetist to help transition the new doctors to Atrium, Wherry said. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "Atrium nears big change with its anesthesiologists. Here's what patients should expect," 19 June 2018 Pearce says the anesthetist and experienced cave diver would return to his home in Adelaide city soon. Fox News, "The Latest: Thai PM thanks people involved in cave rescue," 11 July 2018 Such nurses have also been involved in interviewing Wherry's recruits, said Diane Blanchfield, who leads Atrium's team of 350 nurse anesthetists in the Charlotte region. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "Atrium nears big change with its anesthesiologists. Here's what patients should expect," 19 June 2018 Sellers, a nurse anesthetist in Tucson, Ariz., would wake up at 4 a.m. to run. Stanley Kay,, "Sarah Sellers Offers Advice on Training Like an Elite While Working a Full-Time Job," 7 May 2018 Sellers lived here from 2015 until mid-2017 while studying to be a nurse anesthetist at Barry University’s Orlando campus and doing rotations at Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women & Babies. Stephen Ruiz,, "Boston Marathon runner-up nurses fond memories of time in Orlando," 28 Apr. 2018 Schiavoni Joe Schiavoni, a Democratic state senator from Boardman who also is a practicing attorney, filed taxes the past two years jointly with his wife, Margaret Potts, a nurse anesthetist. Laura Hancock,, "Mike DeWine leads the governor hopeful pack in income, according to tax returns," 27 Apr. 2018 But then along came Sarah Sellers, a nurse anesthetist who took advantage of miserable weather conditions to turn the professional marathon world on its head. Malika Andrews And Matthew Futterman, New York Times, "The Nurse Who Took a Very Different Route to 2nd Place in the Boston Marathon," 17 Apr. 2018 The 26-year-old ran competitively in college but was sidelined by injuries and ultimately pursued a career as a nurse anesthetist in Tuscon, Arizona. Gabriella Paiella, The Cut, "This Was the Most Shocking Part of the Boston Marathon," 17 Apr. 2018

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1860, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of anesthetist

medical : a doctor or nurse who gives an anesthetic to a patient


variants: or chiefly British anaesthetist \ə-ˈnes-thət-əst, British -ˈnēs- \

Medical Definition of anesthetist 

: one trained to administer anesthetics — compare anesthesiologist

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