analgesia analgesia

Definition(s):

  • (n) absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Reason: continuous caudal analgesia relaxes the mother's muscles so that the baby does not take such a beating in being born.
  2. But sensitivity to anesthesia which numbs the senses and sensitivity to analgesia painkillers are completely different things.
  3. The lighter state of analgesia, or relief of pain without loss of consciousness, is far more difficult to achieve.

News

  1. Reports of retained guidewires draw attention to 'never events' in anesthesia

    ( Wolters Kluwer Health ) Retention of guidewires used to place central venous catheters is a complication that is considered always preventable -- but nevertheless still happens, according to a report in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. High rates of burnout and depression among anesthesia residents

    ( Wolters Kluwer Health ) Residents in anesthesiology training programs have high rates of burnout and depression, reports a survey study in the July issue of Anesthesia & Analgesia, official journal of the International Anesthesia Research Society.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

Quotes

  1. Kartheiser recalls a scene: "I had a disease called congenital analgesia, which means I couldn't feel anything. My character was always burning himself with cigarettes and saying, 'Whatever.' And I was supposed to be in love with you," says...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Elisabeth Moss Source: Houston Chronicle

  2. "By being an advocate for their child and requesting that pain management be taken seriously, such as requesting the use of a new fast-acting analgesia for blood draws and IV insertions, parents now have access to a broad range of helpful...
    on Sep 24, 2008 By: William Sears Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  3. Kartheiser recalled a scene: "I had a disease called congenital analgesia, which means I couldn't feel anything. My character was always burning himself with cigarettes and saying, 'Whatever.' "
    on Aug 30, 2008 By: Vincent Kartheiser Source: Kansas City Star

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