Artificial Intelligence and Anesthesia

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Somchai Amornyotin


The introduction of new drugs, equipment, techniques and technologies in the anesthesia practice has seen significant advancements in recent years. To date, various innovations including in anesthesia and surgery are available.1 An advance in medical technology has revolutionized the way health care is distributed to the patients. Artificial intelligence (AI) and telemedicine have been used for a variety of medical services. Interestingly, the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has given an enhancement to the adoption of telemedicine worldwide.2 AI is the science of building computer systems that can imitate the human intelligence. Several previous reviews indicated that AI-enabled decision support systems, when implemented appropriately, could assess in enhancing the patient safety by improving error recognition, patient stratification and drug management.

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