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glossary:anesthesiologist [2007/09/03 05:20]
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glossary:anesthesiologist [2012/10/16 14:40] (current)
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 +A physician or, less often, a dentist who is specialized in the practice of anesthesiology,​ the branch of medicine involving the use of drugs or other agents that cause insensibility to [[pain]]. ​
 +There is a major distinction between an anesthesiologist and an anesthetist. An anesthesiologist has a doctorate whereas an anesthetist does not. An anesthetist is a nurse or technician trained to administer anesthetics.
 +See: [[Anesthesia]]
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