nesthesia is a journey and a good anesthesiologist should guarantee a return ticket to his patient. Like airplane, the most difficult time is the induction, and weaning from anesthesia. It is a critical balance between early detection, clinical awareness, and experience in one end, and complications in the other.
Probably, the key for success is choosing the patient in the right time, and for a particular type of anesthesia, which should be tailored to the specific pathology. Certainly, it is a matter of matching.