Anesthesiologists use special drugs and medications during medical procedures—especially surgical operations—to temporarily block a patient's perception of pain and other sensations.
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The experts at University of Colorado Health provide compassionate care for you before and during your surgery.
In addition to their extensive training in anesthesiology, our health care professionals are certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Advanced Trauma Life Support, so you know you’re in good hands.
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The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) offers additional information about anesthesia, including these short videos: