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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
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

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy can relieve symptoms and side-effects of radiotherapy

Researchers develop new smart speaker that uses white noise to monitor infants' breathing

Researchers develop new smart speaker that uses white noise to monitor infants' breathing

White noise listening device for monitoring infant breathing

White noise listening device for monitoring infant breathing

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Researchers develop customized drug treatment to bypass patient’s unique mutation

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Novel treatment strategies could help prevent abuse of opioids, other substances

Novel treatment strategies could help prevent abuse of opioids, other substances

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

UC Davis research team receives NIH grant to develop novel drugs for treating pain

UC Davis research team receives NIH grant to develop novel drugs for treating pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes