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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
Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

Prevalence of cannabis dependence or abuse increases significantly among surgical patients

JACM special issue focuses on challenges in inter-rater reliability in Traditional Chinese Medicine

JACM special issue focuses on challenges in inter-rater reliability in Traditional Chinese Medicine

American Society of Anesthesiologists continues partnership with Fresenius Kabi to improve patient care

American Society of Anesthesiologists continues partnership with Fresenius Kabi to improve patient care

EHRs get 'F'rating for usability from health care professionals

EHRs get 'F'rating for usability from health care professionals

New study sounds a note of caution in using probiotics in ICU

New study sounds a note of caution in using probiotics in ICU

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

Study shows how myelinated mammalian nerves propagate nerve impulses at high frequencies

ASA commends FDA for identifying root causes and solutions to drug shortages

ASA commends FDA for identifying root causes and solutions to drug shortages

Study examines link between gift-giving and opioid prescribing by medical specialty

Study examines link between gift-giving and opioid prescribing by medical specialty

Healthcare groups announce strong support for Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages Act

Healthcare groups announce strong support for Mitigating Emergency Drug Shortages Act

NAM report shows widespread prevalence of clinician burnout

NAM report shows widespread prevalence of clinician burnout

Innovative robotic training system to reduce catheter procedure complications

Innovative robotic training system to reduce catheter procedure complications

One in three patients may experience side effects from ketamine infusions for pain management

One in three patients may experience side effects from ketamine infusions for pain management

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Pregnant women with anemia more likely to need blood transfusions after cesarean delivery

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery

Study: One-third of children having tonsillectomies benefitted from opioid-free surgery and recovery

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Colorectal surgery patients in ERAS program report less pain, use fewer opioids

Laughing gas can help manage labor pain without side effects to the baby

Laughing gas can help manage labor pain without side effects to the baby

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Unnecessary opioid prescribing after cesarean delivery remains high

Courteousness of health care provider can ease the discomfort during blood draws

Courteousness of health care provider can ease the discomfort during blood draws

Most women of childbearing age may be less skeptical about the safety of CBD

Most women of childbearing age may be less skeptical about the safety of CBD

Systematic review: Medical marijuana shows early promise to lessen opioid use

Systematic review: Medical marijuana shows early promise to lessen opioid use