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Descriptor in English: Anesthesia
Descriptor in Spanish: Anestesia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Anestesia
Descriptor in French: Anesthésie
Tree number(s): E03.155
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
See also the descriptors: Anesthetics MeSH
DeCS UI: 771
Descriptor UI: D000758
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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