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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: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Study: Queries and answers relating to patients' fitness levels may not be accurate

Novel treatment strategies could help prevent abuse of opioids, other substances

Novel treatment strategies could help prevent abuse of opioids, other substances

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

Antibody that targets CXCR6 prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mouse model

UC Davis research team receives NIH grant to develop novel drugs for treating pain

UC Davis research team receives NIH grant to develop novel drugs for treating pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

In tiny doses, an addiction medication moonlights as treatment for chronic pain

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Flavoring ingredient in e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco exceeds thresholds of concern

Flavoring ingredient in e-cigarettes and smokeless tobacco exceeds thresholds of concern

University of Illinois at Chicago opens three health care simulation centers

University of Illinois at Chicago opens three health care simulation centers

Scientists find receptor protein in the brain that promotes stress resilience

Scientists find receptor protein in the brain that promotes stress resilience

Perioperative use of chewing gum by surgical patients

Perioperative use of chewing gum by surgical patients

Survey reveals escalating interest to use marijuana or cannabinoids for managing pain

Survey reveals escalating interest to use marijuana or cannabinoids for managing pain

Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery

Anxiety, depression associated with increased opioid use following surgery

Researchers refine guidelines for treating children with brain trauma

Researchers refine guidelines for treating children with brain trauma

Researchers discover mechanism behind how intense light can protect against heart attacks

Researchers discover mechanism behind how intense light can protect against heart attacks

Scientists can now control neural circuits using smartphone

Scientists can now control neural circuits using smartphone

If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know

If you smoke pot, your anesthesiologist needs to know

New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration

New machine-learning models could improve prediction of surgical-case duration

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

New technique reduces postoperative deficit of oxygen in the blood in patients with morbid obesity

ASA applauds Committee efforts to amend surprise medical bill legislation

ASA applauds Committee efforts to amend surprise medical bill legislation