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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
Digital health and data science: New component of medical education curriculum introduced

Digital health and data science: New component of medical education curriculum introduced

An anesthesiology practice’s busy day in court collecting on surprise bills

An anesthesiology practice’s busy day in court collecting on surprise bills

New approaches needed to address the U.S. opioid epidemic

New approaches needed to address the U.S. opioid epidemic

Study reveals source of the brain's resting energy drain

Study reveals source of the brain's resting energy drain

A title fight pits physician assistants against doctors

A title fight pits physician assistants against doctors

UW researchers develop a wearable device to detect and reverse opioid overdose

UW researchers develop a wearable device to detect and reverse opioid overdose

Washington University joins international effort to support data science research and training in Africa

Washington University joins international effort to support data science research and training in Africa

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Study reveals complex interplay between diet, gut microbiota, and immune function

Wearable technology helps researchers to better understand the underlying health conditions

Wearable technology helps researchers to better understand the underlying health conditions

More than 50% of space travelers experience back pain, experts say

More than 50% of space travelers experience back pain, experts say

UVA researchers identify an unknown trigger for epilepsy seizures

UVA researchers identify an unknown trigger for epilepsy seizures

Researchers identify brain circuitry involved in emotional aspects of chronic pain

Researchers identify brain circuitry involved in emotional aspects of chronic pain

Researchers explore how opioids may have become so widely abused

Researchers explore how opioids may have become so widely abused

Study to assess the impact of a multi-component intervention in reducing racial health disparities

Study to assess the impact of a multi-component intervention in reducing racial health disparities

Medicinal plant extract could potentially help curb the opioid epidemic

Medicinal plant extract could potentially help curb the opioid epidemic

Administering flu vaccines to children having surgery substantially boosts vaccination rates

Administering flu vaccines to children having surgery substantially boosts vaccination rates

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

Oral acetaminophen helps manage tonsillectomy pain in children at lower costs

Post-surgical death rate is higher for minority children regardless of socioeconomic status

Post-surgical death rate is higher for minority children regardless of socioeconomic status

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Nearly 20% of adults have elevated troponin levels after major non-cardiac surgery

Delirium is highly likely in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19

Delirium is highly likely in patients hospitalized for severe COVID-19