anesthesiology anesthesiology  /ˌæ nəs θi zi ˈɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the branch of medical science that studies and applies anesthetics

Usage(s):

  1. Berde and Sethna told the head of pediatric anesthesiology that they wanted to work on pain management.
  2. Modern anesthesiology has been developed, mainly in the past 15 years, to a complex discipline.
  3. Today, the subtle science of anesthesiology is more high-tech and more precise, and practitioners are more sympathetic to such tales.

News

  1. High Rates of Burnout and Depression Among Anesthesia Residents

    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 (IARS).
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Newswise

  2. Preparing Surgical and Anesthesiology Teams to Thrive in Uncharted Waters

    The Affordable Care Act has provided a financial incentive for anesthesiologists who demonstrate superior patient outcomes. LifeWings CRM focuses on training in teamwork, communication, and the routine usage of checklists and protocols preparing your anesthesiology practice to ‘weather’ this sea change in payment strategies and improve patient safety by adopting CRM practices. http://www ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology Expands Online Collection

    Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology (WLM) Continues to Build on Its Position as the Leading Online Source on the History of Anesthesiology; Extensive New Material Added to Many Sections of the Website Makes This Unique Collection More Accessible Than Ever (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/history/anesthesiology/prweb10837232.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "If the Vanderbilt anesthesiology department would come over and perform executions for us, there wouldn't be any issues," Bredesen said.
    on Sep 22, 2007 By: Phil Bredesen Source: WKRN

  2. "Rural communities have a hard enough time attracting medical professionals trained in specialties such as anesthesiology," Stupak said. "We shouldn't be making it harder. I am committed to ensuring rural seniors have access to...
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Bart Stupak Source: SooToday.com

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