The First Hundred Years of the Scientific Field of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation in the Republic of Turkey

Turk J Anaesthesiol Reanim. 2023 Dec 27;51(6):459-464. doi: 10.4274/TJAR.2023.231387.


As a scientific field, anaesthesiology and reanimation, with their significant place in the medical structure, have been practised since the beginning of surgical procedures. Today anaesthesiology and reanimation speciality cover more complex techniques and areas than alleviating patients' pain during surgery. In the first hundred years since the proclamation of the Turkish Republic, the path covered in our scientific field is to pave the way for the next hundred years.

Keywords: Anaesthesiology and reanimation; history; the Republic of Turkey.