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painkiller

pain-killing

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relating to or producing insensibility

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characterized by insensibility

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Therefore, it should be useful to minimise exposure to anaesthetics inhalation and to provide better work conditions.
The effect of warming local anaesthetic on the pain of injection during sub-Tenon's anaesthesia for cataract surgery.
Throughout the planning and implementation of the registered nurse (RN) anaesthetic assistant (AT) course, being piloted at the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), NZATS has striven to offer professional support and advice.
The likelihood of a patient experiencing cognitive impairment depends on their age, health, type of surgery and the anaesthetic, with chances increasing when more intricate procedures are carried out, the researchers noted.
Currently in New Zealand there is no specific anaesthetic assistant nursing course which builds upon holistic comprehensive nursing knowledge in the field of anaesthetic assistant.
For the 1991-1993 report, the number of anaesthetics administered per annum was an approximation based on the total number of separations from hospitals in the states involved (based on International Classification of Diseases [ICD]-9 codes from July 1992 to June 1993) minus separations involving 'diagnostic or non-surgical procedures' or where there was 'no procedure' or 'procedure not stated'.
SCIENTISTS have discovered that honeybees can bite as well as sting - and that the bite contains a natural anaesthetic which could be harnessed for human medicine.
The introduction of cocaine in 1884 as a local anaesthetic agent started an entire new era in medicine.
CORRESSPONDENCE: RAJIV MALHOTRA ST4 Anaesthetics, Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Liverpool University Hospital, Prescot Street, Liverpool, L7 8XP.
Nicholas Campbell QC, prosecuting, said: "He said his son had been looking on the internet and had printed some material about sexual hallucinations that can be created by certain anaesthetics.
Local anaesthetics are used to locally desensitise the tissues to allow surgical interventions.
BLESSED DAYS OF ANAESTHESIA: How Anaesthetics Changed the World.
Fear of general anaesthetic is driving some to opt for spinal anaesthetics which numb only the pain on the part being operated on.
The inquiry heard that Darren died after the local and general anaesthetics reacted and provoked his cardiac arrest.
He had completed part of his specialist anaesthetics degree in 1979 after coming to the UK in 1973.