SCS is designed to alleviate chronic pain by delivering electric pulses to the spinal cord through a small device implanted under the skin.
American Board of Anesthesiology President Cynthia Lien discusses how the new version of the ABA's CME program will help anesthesiologists stay on top of their medical knowledge.
Ketamine is associated with significant pain relief among patients with refractory headaches.
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Researchers used a screening process that allowed them to test more than 350,000 compounds for their potential to serve as anesthetic agents
Infants that receive regional anesthesia vs. general anesthesia for surgery may have better recovery, data from two studies have shown.
Our biggest challenge (and also opportunity) is to demonstrate our value as anesthesiologists and pain medicine specialists in the evolving healthcare landscape.
Frequent onabotulinumtoxinA injections during a 5-year period provide effective analgesic benefits in pediatric patients presenting with chronic migraine.
In both human patients and rats, subjects regularly given opioids had an increased concentration of CXCL1.
The researchers found that the prescriber specialties that accounted for the most opioid drug claims were interventional pain management, pain management, anesthesiology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation.