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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 brain network weakening in many older adults after knee replacement surgery

Study finds brain network weakening in many older adults after knee replacement surgery

Research highlights benefits from enhanced recovery after surgery program

Research highlights benefits from enhanced recovery after surgery program

American Pain Society's 2018 conference aims to deepen understanding of pain mechanisms

American Pain Society's 2018 conference aims to deepen understanding of pain mechanisms

Novel decision support systems may offer improvements to quality of surgical care

Novel decision support systems may offer improvements to quality of surgical care

Powerful anti-oxidant can stop progression of fatty liver disease in young mice

Powerful anti-oxidant can stop progression of fatty liver disease in young mice

New clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for use of anticoagulants during heart surgery

New clinical practice guideline provides recommendations for use of anticoagulants during heart surgery

New review explores effects of exposing developing brains to general anesthesia

New review explores effects of exposing developing brains to general anesthesia

New program improves outcomes for older people undergoing elective surgery

New program improves outcomes for older people undergoing elective surgery

APS Scientific Summit explores biopsychosocial mechanisms that influence pain

APS Scientific Summit explores biopsychosocial mechanisms that influence pain

Genetic variations may help identify people at high-risk for chronic pain after surgery

Genetic variations may help identify people at high-risk for chronic pain after surgery

Survey finds extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in ICUs

Survey finds extremely high rate of mortality from sepsis in ICUs

UMSOM researchers find two-way link between TBI and intestinal changes

UMSOM researchers find two-way link between TBI and intestinal changes

Stopping opioid addiction at one key source: The hospital

Stopping opioid addiction at one key source: The hospital

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

Clearance of cancer cell debris via pro-resolving mediators can prevent tumor recurrence

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Study: Doctors may prescribe double the number of opioids than what patient needs after hysterectomy

Researchers receive DoD grant to identify alternatives to opioids for pain management

Researchers receive DoD grant to identify alternatives to opioids for pain management

Experts endorse recommendations for restrictive blood transfusions

Experts endorse recommendations for restrictive blood transfusions

Anesthesiologists call for more research into pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia

Anesthesiologists call for more research into pediatric deaths caused by dental anesthesia

Epidural pain relief with fentanyl during childbirth does not affect early breastfeeding success

Epidural pain relief with fentanyl during childbirth does not affect early breastfeeding success

Study examines use of virtual reality to manage pain at pediatric hospital

Study examines use of virtual reality to manage pain at pediatric hospital