acupuncture anesthesia

ac·u·punc·ture an·es·the·si·a

percutaneous insertion of, and stimulation by, needles placed in critical areas of the body to produce loss of sensation in another area.

ac·u·punc·ture an·es·the·si·a

(ak'yū-pŭngk'shŭr an'es-thē'zē-ă)
Percutaneous insertion of, and stimulation by, needles placed in critical areas of the body to produce loss of sensation in another area.

ac·u·punc·ture an·es·the·si·a

(ak'yū-pŭngk'shŭr an'es-thē'zē-ă)
Percutaneous insertion of, and stimulation by, needles placed in critical areas of the body to produce loss of sensation in another area.
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It covers animal evaluation and preparation, preanesthetic and perioperative medications, local anesthesia in various animals, injectable drugs, inhalants, neuromuscular drugs, intubation equipment, anesthetic machines and breathing systems, ventilation and mechanical assist devices, acid-base balance and blood gases, temperature regulation, acupuncture anesthesia, procedures and techniques in specific animals (dogs, cats, horses, ruminants, pigs, and exotic animals), anesthesia for cesarean section, respiratory and cardiovascular emergencies, and euthanasia.
Most surgery in China is done with acupuncture anesthesia to minimize risks during and after surgical procedures.
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The first type of acupuncture to have a large-scale impact in the West is acupuncture anesthesia.
scientists visited then-closed mainland China to observe the surgical removal, under acupuncture anesthesia, of a woman's ovarian cyst.