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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
Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery

Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery

Researchers refine guidelines for treating children with brain trauma

Researchers refine guidelines for treating children with brain trauma

Researchers discover mechanism behind how intense light can protect against heart attacks

Researchers discover mechanism behind how intense light can protect against heart attacks

Scientists can now control neural circuits using smartphone

Scientists can now control neural circuits using smartphone

If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know

If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know

New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration

New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

ASA applauds Committee efforts to amend surprise medical bill legislation

ASA applauds Committee efforts to amend surprise medical bill legislation

ASA strongly opposes the surprise medical bill passed by House Energy and Commerce

ASA strongly opposes the surprise medical bill passed by House Energy and Commerce

Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors

Experts release scientific statement on predicting survival for cardiac arrest survivors

A short bout of exercise improves brain function, study reveals

A short bout of exercise improves brain function, study reveals

Physicians show strong support for house effort to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Physicians show strong support for house effort to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Interdisciplinary workgroup outlines what is known and unknown about paradoxical lucidity

Interdisciplinary workgroup outlines what is known and unknown about paradoxical lucidity

Researchers survey orthopedic providers to understand factors that drive opioid prescribing practices

Researchers survey orthopedic providers to understand factors that drive opioid prescribing practices

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

Novel approach of blocking inflammation before surgical procedure may prevent cancer recurrences

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Cedars-Sinai expert urges physicians and patients to manage pain without addictive pills

Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases

Researchers exploit nanoparticles to develop test for early detection of different diseases

New tool seeks to predict postoperative delirium severity in older adults

New tool seeks to predict postoperative delirium severity in older adults

Study finds link between healthcare utilization practices and relative levels of threat sensitivity

Study finds link between healthcare utilization practices and relative levels of threat sensitivity