Dental sedation drugs and techniques; safety of intravenous sedation; acute post-operative dental pain; chronic orofacial pain; mechanisms of pain; neuromodulation and pain.
Pain and pro-inflammatory markers; genetics and pain; complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS); acute post-operative pain management; chronic and cancer pain management; pain medications and techniques on pain management; effect of pain on patient outcomes.
Propofol, remifentanil, dexmedetomidine; patient-controlled and target-controlled infusion.
Investigating the responses of the brain to changes in inflammatory cells and mediators triggered by surgery and their role in post operative cognitive changes.
Effect of propofol for acute postoperative pain, analgesic mechanisms of propofol in animal models of chronic regional pain syndrome, regional anaesthesia and postoperative pain.
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