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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
Recognizing the signs of overdose and knowing how to respond can save lives

Recognizing the signs of overdose and knowing how to respond can save lives

Lung Rescue Team at MGH reduces mortality risk in obese patients with acute respiratory failure

Lung Rescue Team at MGH reduces mortality risk in obese patients with acute respiratory failure

Frequently cited claim that e-cigarettes are '95% safer' is misleading and outdated

Frequently cited claim that e-cigarettes are '95% safer' is misleading and outdated

Study examines the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims

Study examines the time trends in alcohol and marijuana detected in homicide victims

Synthetic mRNA nanoparticles restore tumor suppressor gene, make cancer cells susceptible to drugs

Synthetic mRNA nanoparticles restore tumor suppressor gene, make cancer cells susceptible to drugs

EEG may not always accurately capture the level of consciousness

EEG may not always accurately capture the level of consciousness

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

UTHealth scientist receives NIH grants for liver injury research

Modified stroke drug boosts injury repair in rats with spinal cord damage

Modified stroke drug boosts injury repair in rats with spinal cord damage

ASA reaffirms its commitment to protect patients from surprise medical bills

ASA reaffirms its commitment to protect patients from surprise medical bills

Stroke drug improves stem cell therapy in rat spinal cord injury models

Stroke drug improves stem cell therapy in rat spinal cord injury models

ASA thanks the House Ways and Means Committee for its framework to address surprise medical bills

ASA thanks the House Ways and Means Committee for its framework to address surprise medical bills

Children in low resourced countries more likely to die after surgery

Children in low resourced countries more likely to die after surgery

Medical errors: Many patients today still aren’t safe

Medical errors: Many patients today still aren’t safe

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