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Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Main organisation:Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Lifecycle:1 Jan 1993 → Today
Organisation profile:Anesthesiology is that part of medicine concerned with the clinical management of patients undergoing diagnostic or therapeutic procedures during which pain relief, monitoring and maintenance of vital functions and blunting of detrimantal reflexes requires special attention. It also covers the teaching, study and research of the pharmacological and physiological basis of the clinical practice. Besides its teaching mission, the department of anesthesiology of Ghent University has a strong research interest in the fields of clinical neuropharmacology and neurophysiology and the clinical physiology and pharmacology of the cardiorespiratory system.
Keywords:Peri-operatieve geneeskunde, Anesthesiologie