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5th Edition of Global Conference on Surgery and Anaesthesia

September 05-07, 2024 | Hybrid Event

September 05 -07, 2024 | Madrid, Spain

Anesthetics and Analgesics

Anesthetics and Analgesics
  •  Advances in Analgesic Medicine

An anesthetic or anaesthetic is a medicine used to produce anesthesia, or the lack of sensation or awareness for a short period of time. They are split into two categories: general anesthetics, which produce a reversible loss of consciousness, and local anesthetics, which cause a reversible loss of feeling for a specific area of the body but do not impact consciousness. In modern anesthetic therapy, a wide range of medications are used. Many are infrequently utilized outside of anesthesiology, but others are widely employed in a variety of healthcare settings. For their synergistic and cumulative therapeutic effects, anesthetic combinations are sometimes used. Adverse effects, on the other hand, may be amplified. Analgesics, on the other hand, block merely the experience of painful stimuli.

An analgesic medicine, often known as a pain reliever, painkiller, or simply an analgesic, is any of a class of drugs used to relieve pain (that is, analgesia or pain management). Although analgesia and anesthesia are neurophysiologically overlapping, and thus various drugs have both analgesic and anesthetic effects, analgesics are conceptually distinct from anesthetics, which temporarily reduce, and in some cases eliminate, sensation, analgesia and anesthesia are neurophysiologically overlapping, and thus various drugs have both analgesic and anesthetic effects. The nature of pain also influences the choice of analgesic: Traditional analgesics are less effective for neuropathic pain, and medications that aren't generally considered analgesics, such as tricyclic antidepressants and anticonvulsants, can help.

Committee Members
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - Alejandro Badia

Alejandro Badia

Founder, Badia Hand to Shoulder Center, United States
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - Theresa P Chiang

Theresa P Chiang

Canada China Child Health Foundation, Canada
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - Brandon Lucke Wold

Brandon Lucke Wold

University of Florida, United States
GCSA 2024 Speakers
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - John R Bach

John R Bach

Rutgers University, United States
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - Harry John Visser

Harry John Visser

SSM DePaul Health Center, United States
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - Julian Henke

Julian Henke

Emory University, United States
Speaker at Surgery and Anaesthesia 2024 - Darren Porras

Darren Porras

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), United States

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