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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
New project to bring high-quality fetal ultrasound to developing countries

New project to bring high-quality fetal ultrasound to developing countries

Local anesthetic use for hip fracture patients on the day of admission is increasing, data suggests

Local anesthetic use for hip fracture patients on the day of admission is increasing, data suggests

Investigators create specialized, tissue-like structures to model barrier tissues

Investigators create specialized, tissue-like structures to model barrier tissues

High doses of antibiotic may safely and effectively treat TB meningitis

High doses of antibiotic may safely and effectively treat TB meningitis

Genomic surveillance of bacterial colonies could help physicians keep closer tabs on drug resistance

Genomic surveillance of bacterial colonies could help physicians keep closer tabs on drug resistance

Multi-institutional teams awarded grant support from the Starr Cancer Consortium

Multi-institutional teams awarded grant support from the Starr Cancer Consortium

15 medical societies establish seven guiding principles for perioperative treatment of acute pain

15 medical societies establish seven guiding principles for perioperative treatment of acute pain

Remote monitoring of patients during COVID-19 pandemic results in unexpected patient safety benefit

Remote monitoring of patients during COVID-19 pandemic results in unexpected patient safety benefit

Labor neuraxial analgesia associated with reduced risk of severe maternal morbidity

Labor neuraxial analgesia associated with reduced risk of severe maternal morbidity

New blood-clotting test uses only a single drop of blood and smartphone

New blood-clotting test uses only a single drop of blood and smartphone

Spinal anesthesia not superior to general anesthesia for hip-fracture surgery in older adults

Spinal anesthesia not superior to general anesthesia for hip-fracture surgery in older adults

Cognitive changes following major surgery not linked with changes in Alzheimer's-related biomarkers

Cognitive changes following major surgery not linked with changes in Alzheimer's-related biomarkers

Stomach emptying is slower during labor but faster in women who receive an epidural analgesia

Stomach emptying is slower during labor but faster in women who receive an epidural analgesia

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Reducing OR availability by 15% helps address hospital staff shortage caused by the pandemic

Research reveals advantages of using a physician anesthesiologist-led Anesthesia Care Team model

Research reveals advantages of using a physician anesthesiologist-led Anesthesia Care Team model

AI-based work scheduling improves physician engagement and reduces burnout

AI-based work scheduling improves physician engagement and reduces burnout

New imaging method reveals the inner workings of a family of light-sensing molecules

New imaging method reveals the inner workings of a family of light-sensing molecules

Eikonoklastes completes a license to add novel gene therapy for treating neurodegenerative diseases

Eikonoklastes completes a license to add novel gene therapy for treating neurodegenerative diseases

Newly developed gene therapy can treat a severe form of epilepsy and prolong survival

Newly developed gene therapy can treat a severe form of epilepsy and prolong survival

Neurologist receives ERC grant to study novel light-activated drugs with antiepileptic effects

Neurologist receives ERC grant to study novel light-activated drugs with antiepileptic effects