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Anesthesia Glossary

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Anesthesia is meant to control pain during surgery or other medical procedures. It includes using medicines, and sometimes close monitoring, to keep you comfortable. It can also help control breathing, blood pressure, blood flow, and heart rate and rhythm, when needed.

Traditionally it means the condition of having sensation blocked or temporarily taken away. It is a pharmacological induced and reverse state of loss of responsiveness,or decreased stress response, or all simultaneously.

This Glossary provides you a comprehensive list of 300+ terminologies related to Anesthesia with its short description/meaning, which guides you to understand terms used in Anesthesia.


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