Addiction Medicine Anesthesiology 207LA0401X
Addiction Medicine Anesthesiology: This is a special branch of medicine that handles the treatment of addiction. Addiction Medicine crosses over into numerous other heath areas such as psychology, public health, social work, psychiatry and internal medicine. The processes of rehabilitating, detoxifying, individual and group therapies and acute intervention are a few areas incorporated within this type of medical specialty.
Taxonomy Code: 207LA0401X
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians | Anesthesiology | Addiction Medicine Anesthesiology
Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians: Allopathic physicians are general doctors (Medical Doctor or MD), whereas osteopathic physicians (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or DO) deal specifically with Osteopathy, targeting in healing the body with minimal use of medicine with an emphasis focusing on preventative care. Both types are fully licensed physicians, educated in diagnosing, as well as offering treatment for various illnesses and disorders.
Anesthesiology: Anesthesiology is when a doctor studies and practices the administering of sedation and or anesthesia to a patient for the intent of blocking pain. This branch of medicine is often looked at as mysterious because nobody really knows what happens when someone is 'put under.' Anesthesiologists work to prevent a patient from feeling pain during a surgical procedure, as well as dealing with it after the surgery.