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  • 1 feel no pain —    to be drunk    From the numbing effect of the intoxicant rather than unconsciousness:     But they wasn t drunk. Feeling no pain? Not even that. (Sanders, 1981, suggesting mild inebriation) …

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  • 2 anaesthesia — n.; (also anaesthesis) (Med.) Insensibility (as that produced by the inhalation of sulphuric ether, chloroform, etc.), unconsciousness of pain, suspended sensibility, suspended consciousness …

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  • 3 nervous system disease — Introduction       any of the diseases or disorders that affect the functioning of the human nervous system (nervous system, human). Everything that humans sense, consider, and effect and all the unlearned reflexes of the body depend on the… …

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  • 4 Lethal injection — For the Ice Cube album, see Lethal Injection (album). Part of a series on Capital punishment Issues …

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  • 5 syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …

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  • 6 Dianetics — This article is about the set of ideas and practices termed Dianetics. For the book by L. Ron Hubbard first published in 1950, see Dianetics: The Modern Science of Mental Health or Dianetics: The Evolution of a Science (1950). Not to be confused… …

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  • 7 Anesthesia — Not to be confused with Paresthesia. For other uses, see Anesthesia (disambiguation). Anesthesia, or anaesthesia (see spelling differences; from Greek αν , an , without ; and αἴσθησις, aisthēsis, sensation ), traditionally meant the condition of… …

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  • 8 Animal testing — A white Wistar lab rat Description Around 50–100 million vertebrate animals are used in experiments annually. Subjects Animal testing, scien …

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  • 9 Hypnosis — For the states induced by hypnotic drugs, see Sleep and Unconsciousness. Hypnotized redirects here. For other uses, see Hypnotized (disambiguation). Hypnosis Applications Hypnotherapy Stage hypnosis Self hypnosis Origins Animal magnetism Franz… …

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  • 10 General anaesthesia — In modern medical practice, general anaesthesia (AmE: anesthesia) is a state of total unconsciousness resulting from general anaesthetic drugs. A variety of drugs are given to the patient that have different effects with the overall aim of… …

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  • 11 Coma — For other uses, see Coma (disambiguation). Coma ICD 10 R40.2 ICD 9 780.01 In medicine, a coma (from the Greek κῶμα koma, meaning deep slee …

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  • 12 Decompression sickness — Caisson disease [decompression sickness] Classification and external resources Two United States Navy sailors prepare for training inside a decompression chamber …

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  • 13 Anesthesia awareness — Anesthesia awareness, or unintended intra operative awareness occurs during general anesthesia, when a patient has not had enough general anesthetic or analgesic to prevent consciousness or waking up during surgery. BackgroundAwareness occurs in… …

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  • 14 Pessimism — • Term applied in popular language to persons who habitually take a melancholy view of life; or in philosophy, to a system that attempts to account for the presence of evil in the world. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pessimism      …

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  • 15 Psychoactive drug — An assortment of psychoactive drugs A psychoactive drug, psychopharmaceutical, or psychotropic is a chemical substance that crosses the blood–brain barrier and acts primarily upon the central nervous system where it affects brain function,… …

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  • 16 Engram (Dianetics) — In Dianetics and Scientology, an engram is defined as a mental image picture which is a recording of an experience containing pain, unconsciousness and a real or fancied threat to survival. It is a recording in the reactive mind of something… …

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  • 17 diagnosis — /duy euhg noh sis/, n., pl. diagnoses / seez/. 1. Med. a. the process of determining by examination the nature and circumstances of a diseased condition. b. the decision reached from such an examination. Abbr.: Dx 2. Biol. scientific… …

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  • 18 Head injury — Classification and external resources ICD 10 S00.0S09 ICD 9 …

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  • 19 Oxygen toxicity — Classification and external resources In 1942–43 the UK Government carried out extensive testing for oxygen toxicity in divers. The chamber is pressurised with air to 3.7  …

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  • 20 anesthetic — anesthetically, adv. /an euhs thet ik/, n. 1. a substance that produces anesthesia, as halothane, procaine, or ether. adj. 2. pertaining to or causing physical insensibility: an anesthetic gas. 3. physically insensitive: Halothane is used to… …

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