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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
Study finds persistent rate of lawnmower injury-related emergency department visits

Study finds persistent rate of lawnmower injury-related emergency department visits

Muscle relaxants used during general anesthesia can increase risk of pulmonary complications

Muscle relaxants used during general anesthesia can increase risk of pulmonary complications

New online tools aid surgeons and specialists who care for older people

New online tools aid surgeons and specialists who care for older people

Study confirms link between use of muscle relaxants and respiratory complications

Study confirms link between use of muscle relaxants and respiratory complications

Gunshot victims more likely to require blood transfusions and die than other trauma patients

Gunshot victims more likely to require blood transfusions and die than other trauma patients

'Clinical Early Warning Scores' to predict future deterioration of patients

'Clinical Early Warning Scores' to predict future deterioration of patients

Researchers develop new generation of pain medications

Researchers develop new generation of pain medications

UAMS’ multi-disciplinary structure offers best maternal and fetal care

UAMS’ multi-disciplinary structure offers best maternal and fetal care

American Pain Society encouraged by progress toward increased funding for pain research

American Pain Society encouraged by progress toward increased funding for pain research

Ketamine’s role in treatment of depression: Study

Ketamine’s role in treatment of depression: Study

Scientists demonstrate how medical test results can be remotely modified

Scientists demonstrate how medical test results can be remotely modified

Study reveals how gene variant affects chronic pain outcomes after trauma

Study reveals how gene variant affects chronic pain outcomes after trauma

The doctors want in: Democratic docs talk health care on the campaign trail

The doctors want in: Democratic docs talk health care on the campaign trail

Researchers investigate ability of Masimo Ori to show oxygenation trends during moderate hyperoxia

Researchers investigate ability of Masimo Ori to show oxygenation trends during moderate hyperoxia

UAB awarded nearly $18.9 million to study effects and potential antidotes of arsenical exposure

UAB awarded nearly $18.9 million to study effects and potential antidotes of arsenical exposure

Diabetic patients with disrupted sleep may need more time to heal their wounds

Diabetic patients with disrupted sleep may need more time to heal their wounds

Blood management program associated with fewer transfusions in orthopedic patients

Blood management program associated with fewer transfusions in orthopedic patients

Lighter sedation fails to reduce risk of postoperative delirium in older patients

Lighter sedation fails to reduce risk of postoperative delirium in older patients

Animations show promise to effectively assess and monitor pain

Animations show promise to effectively assess and monitor pain

ERAS pathway helps enhance a mother's recovery after cesarean delivery

ERAS pathway helps enhance a mother's recovery after cesarean delivery