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People who undergo any type of surgical procedure, no matter how minor, must also be administered anesthesia. Without it, nerve signals between your brain and body can’t be interrupted. …


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The concept of pain can be described in many ways. In medical terms, it is defined as an unpleasant feeling that is conveyed to the brain by sensory neurons throughout the body. Pain can be on a sliding scale of intensity. It can also be interpreted differently by different people, depending on their personal pain tolerance. Pain scales are usually requested in a subjective way so doctors can get a sense of each person’s perception of it.

Pain comes in two basic forms — acute and chronic. Acute is pain that comes on quickly and is relatively short-lived. Something specific must be the cause, such as an accident or medical procedure. On the pain scale, people describe it as sharp, sudden, and strong in intensity. Once the underlying cause of the pain is gone, acute pain also disappears. Some other examples of acute pain include chest pains from a coughing episode, broken bones, dental procedures, burns, cuts, and labor and childbirth. …


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Artificial Intelligence has reached a whole new level of mainstream notoriety. While it used to be more of a fantasy based on a fictionalized SciFi future, it has now shown to have practical, real-life uses in a variety of industries. Nowhere is this more evident than the field of healthcare.

There are a number of ways that AI has benefitted the healthcare industry. One example is the early detection of diseases, such as cancer. Biopsies can be checked and MRI scans can be analyzed at a much faster and more accurate rate than with humans alone. Image-based test results are found to have a more accurate diagnosis when looked at through the eye of artificial intelligence. DeepMind is a problem-solving team consisting of scientists, engineers, and machine learning experts who incorporate the use of AI into a number of fields, including healthcare. …

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Randy Rosen

Los Angeles-based Randy Rosen is a pain management expert and the President & CEO of Rosen Anesthesia Group. Learn more @ https://randyrosennd.net.

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