An incredibly fascinating and valuable little book on anesthesiology, anesthesiology, or anesthesia is the medical specialty concerned with the total preoperative care of patients before, during and after surgery. It encompasses anesthesia¹, intensive care medicine, critical emergency medicine, and pain medicine.

Anesthesia¹ is a state of controlled, temporary loss of sensation or awareness that is induced for medical purposes. It may include some or all of analgesia, paralysis, amnesia, and unconsciousness. A person under the effects of anesthetic drugs is referred to as being anesthetized.

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