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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
Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain

Adequate sleep and caffeine could help reduce postoperative pain

Physicians trained at lowest-ranked medical schools write more opioid prescriptions, study finds

Physicians trained at lowest-ranked medical schools write more opioid prescriptions, study finds

Study examines if widespread pain originates in the brain

Study examines if widespread pain originates in the brain

Researchers develop rapid test for Zika virus diagnosis

Researchers develop rapid test for Zika virus diagnosis

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain

Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain

New bioanalytical method could pave way for personalized drug therapy

New bioanalytical method could pave way for personalized drug therapy

Research identifies opportunities to improve performance of clinicians during emergency events

Research identifies opportunities to improve performance of clinicians during emergency events

Handwritten drug prescriptions contribute heavily to trio of major errors

Handwritten drug prescriptions contribute heavily to trio of major errors

Scientists develop new class of pain medication without dangerous side effects

Scientists develop new class of pain medication without dangerous side effects

Multiparity improves outcomes after stroke in female mice

Multiparity improves outcomes after stroke in female mice

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care

NIA-funded conference findings aim at integrating frailty management into person-centered care

Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize more likely to take prescribed opioids

Female chronic pain sufferers who catastrophize more likely to take prescribed opioids

Concurrent use of alcohol and marijuana among drivers increases risk of fatal crashes

Concurrent use of alcohol and marijuana among drivers increases risk of fatal crashes

New review examines link between pain and opioid abuse

New review examines link between pain and opioid abuse

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Cesarean patients prescribed more opioid pain medications than needed, study shows

Repeated exposure to anesthesia early in life impairs visual recognition memory

Repeated exposure to anesthesia early in life impairs visual recognition memory

Study findings could lead to quick and new way for predicting efficacy of cancer treatments

Study findings could lead to quick and new way for predicting efficacy of cancer treatments

Johns Hopkins researchers find ways to curb common and deadly hospital-acquired infections

Johns Hopkins researchers find ways to curb common and deadly hospital-acquired infections