an·​es·​the·​si·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌa-nəs-ˌthē-zē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce anesthesiology (audio) \

Definition of anesthesiology

: a branch of medical science dealing with anesthesia and anesthetics

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The physicians are hired by a national physician group called MEDNAX, which then contracts with the hospitals to staff specialty services like neonatology, obstetrics and anesthesiology. Naseem S. Miller,, "Orlando Health neonatologist Dr. Gregor Alexander explains sudden departure," 16 Sep. 2019 That means all emergency care; emergency ambulance transport; and ancillary services delivered at an in-network facility such as anesthesiology, radiology, pathology, assistant surgery, and tests and imaging. Michael Hiltzik,, "Opponents launch constitutional attack on laws to end surprise medical bills," 2 July 2019 Lindsey Hausafus of Cleveland High School Hausafus, a senior, plans to study biology or biochemistry at the University of Oregon and pursue a career in pediatrics or anesthesiology., "2019 Rose Festival queen is Mya Brazile of St. Mary’s Academy," 8 June 2019 On the business side, anesthesiology was run by an outside management group that Alison says cut corners and costs to the point where the department was chronically understaffed. Kayla Webley Adler, Marie Claire, "I Was One Of The Top Doctors In My Field. I Was Also An Opioid Addict.," 25 Feb. 2019 More than 150 workers could be laid off next month in the wake of Atrium Health switching anesthesiology vendors, according to the provider that no longer holds the contract. Deon Roberts, charlotteobserver, "The extent of anesthesiology layoffs at Atrium hospitals is detailed for first time," 3 July 2018 But late-term, third-trimester abortions must be performed in hospitals that have anesthesiology and obstetrics departments. Christopher Keating,, "What Would Overturning Roe V. Wade Mean For Abortion Access In Connecticut?," 11 July 2018 In the years since, Carlisle applied the same kind of sleuthing to reports beyond anesthesiology. Samantha Schmidt, ajc, "Why a major paper on the Mediterranean diet was just retracted and replaced," 14 June 2018 The operating rooms are big — 300 square feet each, with ample empty space surrounding the operating table, anesthesiology equipment, various light and power sources and diagnostic equipment, and flat-screen monitors. Ron Hurtibise,, "Cleveland Clinic readies new $53 million Coral Springs Family Health Center," 13 July 2018

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1911, in the meaning defined above

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variants: or chiefly British anaesthesiology \ -​jē How to pronounce anaesthesiology (audio) \
plural anesthesiologies

Medical Definition of anesthesiology

: a branch of medical science dealing with anesthesia and anesthetics

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