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The branch of medicine that is focused on the relief of pain in the perioperative period (i.e. before, during or after a surgical procedure) is known as anesthesiology. The medicaments administered are termed anesthesia and the doctor who is trained in this specialty is referred to as an anesthesiologist
Frailty associated with poor survival rates in young heart patients

Frailty associated with poor survival rates in young heart patients

Study finds link between anesthesia, surgery and subtle cognitive decline in older adults

Study finds link between anesthesia, surgery and subtle cognitive decline in older adults

Study: Binge drinking impairs working memory in adolescent brain

Study: Binge drinking impairs working memory in adolescent brain

New haptic-force needle-insertion simulator aims to improve medical training

New haptic-force needle-insertion simulator aims to improve medical training

Non-opioid drug shows promise for treating pain by targeting receptors on immune cells

Non-opioid drug shows promise for treating pain by targeting receptors on immune cells

Tennessee-based pain management group to close clinics amid financial turmoil

Tennessee-based pain management group to close clinics amid financial turmoil

Finnish researchers gain new insights on brain activity during general anesthesia

Finnish researchers gain new insights on brain activity during general anesthesia

FDA grants approval for new device to treat breathing difficulty caused by severe emphysema

FDA grants approval for new device to treat breathing difficulty caused by severe emphysema

Research provides new target to help treat chemotherapy-induced diarrhea

Research provides new target to help treat chemotherapy-induced diarrhea

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Doling out pain pills post-surgery: An ingrown toenail not the same as a bypass

Researchers work to identify areas of the brain that help us wake up

Researchers work to identify areas of the brain that help us wake up

Penn Medicine team launches universal stroke awareness program

Penn Medicine team launches universal stroke awareness program

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

Study finds IV acetaminophen to be no more effective than oral counterpart for colectomy patients

New study examines how the brain plays role in rheumatoid arthritis inflammation

New study examines how the brain plays role in rheumatoid arthritis inflammation

Researchers develop spider silk microcapsules that can deliver vaccine directly to immune cells

Researchers develop spider silk microcapsules that can deliver vaccine directly to immune cells

Scientists develop algorithm to predict hypotension during surgery

Scientists develop algorithm to predict hypotension during surgery

New grant provides $300,000 in funding to create young patient safety researchers

New grant provides $300,000 in funding to create young patient safety researchers

New study shows how alcohol contributes to development of Alzheimer's disease

New study shows how alcohol contributes to development of Alzheimer's disease

Patients taking aspirin before and after CABG surgery show reduced mortality risk

Patients taking aspirin before and after CABG surgery show reduced mortality risk

Single spinal injection reverses chemotherapy-induced pain for months in mice

Single spinal injection reverses chemotherapy-induced pain for months in mice