An anesthesia provider that completed a training program. Anesthesia Asistants are required to work under the direction of an anesthesiologist and can only practice in certain states.
Medication used to anesthetize a portion of the body, such as an arm or leg. Examples are nerve blocks, epidurals and spinal anesthesia.
A colorless, sweet-tasting gas, N2O, used as a mild anesthetic in dentistry and surgery.