Anesthesia as Pain Drug

In the practice of medicine (especially surgery) and dentistry, anesthesia is a temporary induced state with one or more of analgesia (relief from or prevention of pain), paralysis (muscle relaxation), amnesia (loss of memory), and unconsciousness. A patient under the effects of anesthetic drugs is referred to as being anesthetized. Anesthesia is freedom from pain. Each year, millions of people in the United States undergo some form of medical treatment requiring anesthesia. Anesthesia, in the hands of qualified professionals like Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs), is a safe and effective means of alleviating pain during nearly every type of medical procedure. Anesthesia care is not confined to surgery alone. The process also refers to activities that take place both before and after an anesthetic is given. In the majority of cases, anesthesia is administered by a CRNA. CRNAs work with your surgeon, dentist or podiatrist, and may work with an anesthesiologist (physician anesthetist). CRNAs are the advanced practice registered nurses with specialized graduate-level education in anesthesiology. For more than 150 years, nurse anesthetists have been administering anesthesia in all types of surgical cases, using all anesthetic techniques and practicing in every setting in which anesthesia is administered. Anesthesia enables the painless performance of medical procedures that would cause severe or intolerable pain to an unanesthetized patient.

Three broad categories of anesthesia exist: General anesthesia suppresses central nervous system activity and results in unconsciousness and total lack of sensation. Sedation suppresses the central nervous system to a lesser degree, inhibiting both anxiety and creation of long-term memories without resulting in unconsciousness. Regional anesthesia and local anesthesia, which blocks transmission of nerve impulses between a targeted part of the body and the central nervous system, causing loss of sensation in the targeted body part. A patient under regional or local anesthesia remains conscious. Two broad classes exist: Peripheral blockade inhibits sensory perception in an isolated part of the body, such as numbing a tooth for dental work or administering a nerve block to inhibit sensation in an entire limb. Central, or neuraxial, blockade administers the anesthetic in the region of the central nervous system itself, suppressing incoming sensation from outside the area of the block. Examples include epidural anesthesia and spinal anesthesia. There are both major and minor risks of anesthesia. Examples of major risks include death, heart attack and pulmonary embolism whereas minor risks can include postoperative nausea and vomiting and hospital readmission.

  • Sedation
  • Neuraxial Anesthesia
  • Muscle Relaxation
  • Neuromuscular-blocking Drugs
  • Acute pain management

Related Conference of Anesthesia as Pain Drug

September 18-19, 2019 |

6th World Congress on Natural Products, Medicinal Plants and Traditional Medicines

ANA Crowne Plaza Narita | Tokyo, Japan
September 25-26, 2019 Hong Kong

17th World Congress on Drug Formulation & Drug Delivery

Courtyard by Marriott Hong kong
October 07-08 2019

Global Congress on Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Paris, France
October 07-08, 2019

Innovation in Drug Design Techniques and pharmacology

| Paris, France
October 10-11, 2019

15th World Congress on Medicinal Chemistry & CADD

Dubrovnik | Croatia
October 14-15, 2019

19th World Congress on Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Seoul, South Korea
Oct 23-24 2019

11th Annual Biomarkers and Clinical Research Congress

| Amsterdam, Netherlands
October 25-26, 2019

14th International Conference on Biopharma and Biotherapeutics

| Copenhagen, Denmark
October 23-24, 2019 | Copenhagen, Denmark

12th Pharma Congress

September 11-12, 2019

2nd Annual Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Congress

Singapore
November 11-12, 2019

20th Annual Pharma Middle East Congress

Istanbul, Turkey
November 18-19, 2019

European Congress on Nanomedicine and Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology

Prague, Czech Republic
November 18-19, 2019

European Conference on Pharmacovigilance & Drug Safety

Prague, Czech Republic
November 18-19, 2019

27th Global Experts Meeting on Neuropharmacology

Rome, Italy
November 19-20, 2019

20th Annual Meet on Pharmaceutical Sciences

Bangkok, Thailand
December 02-03, 2019

15th Annual Congress on Pharmacology and Toxicology

Paris, France
February 12-13, 2020

14th Global Pharmacovigilance and Clinical Trials Summit

Sydney, Australia
February 12-13, 2020

2nd International Conference on Biosimilars & Pharmaceuticals

Auckland, New Zealand
March 25-26, 2020

23rd Asia Pacific Pharma Congress

Singapore
April 01-02, 2020

13th European Biosimilars Congress 2020

London, UK
April 09-10, 2020

World Pharma Expo

Bangkok, Thailand
April 27-28, 2020

5th Pharmaceutical Chemistry Conference

Prague, Czech Republic
April 27-28, 2020

7th European Biopharma Congress

Prague, Czech Republic
May 06-07, 2020

15th Annual Meet on Euro Ethnopharmacology

Prague | Czech Republic
May 18-19, 2020

30th Annual European Pharma Congress

Berlin, Germany
May 27-28, 2020

14 th World Drug Delivery Summit

| London, UK
December 06-07, 2021

22nd Pharma Middle East Congress

Dubai, UAE

Anesthesia as Pain Drug Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in