American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A deadening or absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, the incapacity of feeling pain in a part, although the tactile sense may be more or less preserved. Also called analgia.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Med.) Absence of sensibility to pain.
- n. absence of the sense of pain without loss of consciousness
- From New Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀναλγησία ("painlessness"). (Wiktionary)
- Greek analgēsiā : an-, without; see a-1 + algēsiā, pain (from algein, to feel pain, from algos, pain). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“With respect to acupuncture analgesia-and the term analgesia not anaesthesia should be used-may I most emphatically state that it does work, and it works very well.”
“Homeopathic Arnica montana for post-tonsillectomy analgesia: a randomised placebo control trial.”
“In her left fist is clutched the plastic PCA patient-controlled analgesia button.”
“The fellow will gain experience in the use of patient controlled analgesia, continuous epidural analgesia, peripheral nerve blocks, intrathecal morphine, and oral analgesic therapy.”
“Ganesh A, Adzick NS, Foster T, Cucchiaro G. Efficacy of addition of fentanyl to epidural bupivacaine on postoperative analgesia after thoracotomy for lung resection in infants.”
“The second group also had CEIs but were able to get an additional dose of medicine every 20 minutes by pushing a button patient-controlled epidural analgesia, or PCEA for short.”
“For these women, an alternative type of epidural called patient-controlled epidural analgesia may be an appealing option, as it allows a woman to control her dose of pain medication.”
“Women should be offered different treatment options and, for non-surgical approaches, they also must be given realistic information about what is involved, and have adequate analgesia and access to care should they run into problems.”
“During the pre-visit, we'll discuss individual anesthesia needs and pain management strategies, including epidural anesthesia, patient-controlled analgesia and local or regional anesthesia, based on the type of procedure and the child's needs.”
“(You are reasoning without modern analgesia: so you are either talking about the dark ages, or you are talking about a dystopian future when pain relief, for some reason, doesn't exist.)”
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