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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
Anesthesiologists call for more research into pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia

Anesthesiologists call for more research into pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia

Epidural pain relief with fentanyl during childbirth does not affect early breastfeeding success

Epidural pain relief with fentanyl during childbirth does not affect early breastfeeding success

Study examines use of virtual reality to manage pain at pediatric hospital

Study examines use of virtual reality to manage pain at pediatric hospital

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

CRFA better than steroid injection for managing pain from knee osteoarthritis

Top nursing organizations urge to improve veteran access to anesthesia care

Top nursing organizations urge to improve veteran access to anesthesia care

Flu season: UAB experts recommend everyone to receive their yearly influenza vaccine

Flu season: UAB experts recommend everyone to receive their yearly influenza vaccine

ASA applauds President Trump’s declaration of opioid crisis as public health emergency

ASA applauds President Trump’s declaration of opioid crisis as public health emergency

Researchers use machine learning to identify illegal selling of opioids on Twitter

Researchers use machine learning to identify illegal selling of opioids on Twitter

Opioid-free anesthesia reduces postoperative nausea, study finds

Opioid-free anesthesia reduces postoperative nausea, study finds

PSH model of care benefits elderly hip fracture patients, research suggests

PSH model of care benefits elderly hip fracture patients, research suggests

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Research finds decrease in opioid use among patients recovering from hip and knee replacement

Ketamine may hold promise as treatment for migraine headaches unresponsive to other therapies

Ketamine may hold promise as treatment for migraine headaches unresponsive to other therapies

Women who deliver in winter or spring have lower risk of postpartum depression

Women who deliver in winter or spring have lower risk of postpartum depression

Older surgical patients with diabetes may be at higher risk of developing POCD

Older surgical patients with diabetes may be at higher risk of developing POCD

Short and long surgical incisions linked to increased pain after cesarean delivery

Short and long surgical incisions linked to increased pain after cesarean delivery

Study: Patients most likely to overestimate pain following surgery

Study: Patients most likely to overestimate pain following surgery

Local anesthesia before inserting venous cannula clearly reduces sensation of pain

Local anesthesia before inserting venous cannula clearly reduces sensation of pain

AAPM&R endorses Perioperative Surgical Home model of care

AAPM&R endorses Perioperative Surgical Home model of care

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

Epidural medication has no effect on duration of labor, study shows

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds

Patients with documented penicillin allergy more likely to develop surgical site infections, study finds