Anesthesia is the delivery of medicine to prevent you from feeling pain during surgery and other medical or dental procedures.
Anesthesia may be given to you by a special doctor called an anesthesiologist or other health care provider. There are three main forms of anesthesia:
Local anesthesia numbs only the part of your body that is hurt or being worked on. You are awake, but won't feel any pain. Most of the time, a needle...Read more
Pain control during and after hip surgery is the topic of this article. Doctors from the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University write about... Read more »