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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: Poor older adults with Medicaid insurance more likely to die after hospital discharge

Study: Poor older adults with Medicaid insurance more likely to die after hospital discharge

Local anesthetic drug not linked to reduction in opioid use, complications after knee surgery

Local anesthetic drug not linked to reduction in opioid use, complications after knee surgery

UCLA researchers identify receptor that plays key role in repairing damage caused by heart conditions

UCLA researchers identify receptor that plays key role in repairing damage caused by heart conditions

Scientists successfully graft neural precursor cells into spinal cords of syngeneic pigs with no immunosuppression

Scientists successfully graft neural precursor cells into spinal cords of syngeneic pigs with no immunosuppression

Survey: Childbirth hurts but pain relief options make it manageable

Survey: Childbirth hurts but pain relief options make it manageable

New online assessment tool can guide doctors to find the best pain treatment plan

New online assessment tool can guide doctors to find the best pain treatment plan

Researchers discover how a light touch can lead to unbearable itching

Researchers discover how a light touch can lead to unbearable itching

Undergraduate students design walker to overcome challenges of pediatric ICU patients

Undergraduate students design walker to overcome challenges of pediatric ICU patients

ASA survey: Drug shortages impact care for patients undergoing anesthesia

ASA survey: Drug shortages impact care for patients undergoing anesthesia

Mayo Clinic study provides valuable information about impact of pediatric anesthesia

Mayo Clinic study provides valuable information about impact of pediatric anesthesia

AYOXXA to develop multiplex immunoassay to support treatment of sepsis patients

AYOXXA to develop multiplex immunoassay to support treatment of sepsis patients

Researchers use optogenetics to treat chronic pain

Researchers use optogenetics to treat chronic pain

Direct electrical current can be delivered to nerves for blocking pain signals

Direct electrical current can be delivered to nerves for blocking pain signals

Study finds no evidence of lower intelligence in young children who had anesthesia

Study finds no evidence of lower intelligence in young children who had anesthesia

NSAIDs alone or with acetaminophen better than opioids at easing dental pain

NSAIDs alone or with acetaminophen better than opioids at easing dental pain

Targeting opioid receptor offers relief for chronic itching

Targeting opioid receptor offers relief for chronic itching

Safety violations compound pain of painkiller shortages

Safety violations compound pain of painkiller shortages

What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery

What we know and don’t know about memory loss after surgery

Johns Hopkins researchers make great strides in understanding biology behind pulmonary hypertension

Johns Hopkins researchers make great strides in understanding biology behind pulmonary hypertension

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors

The other opioid crisis: Hospital shortages lead to patient pain, medical errors