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Descriptor English: Anesthesia
Descriptor Spanish: Anestesia
Descriptor Portuguese: Anestesia
Descriptor French: Anesthésie
Tree number(s): E03.155
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000758
Scope note: A state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation. This depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
Annotation: Manual 26.21+
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
Entry Combination: education:Anesthesiology /education
instrumentation:Anesthesiology /instrumentation
Related: Anesthetics MeSH
DeCS ID: 771
Unique ID: D000758
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2018/01/24
Anesthesia - Preferred
Concept UI M0001143
Scope note A state characterized by loss of feeling or sensation. This depression of nerve function is usually the result of pharmacologic action and is induced to allow performance of surgery or other painful procedures.
Preferred term Anesthesia



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