regional anesthetic


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regional anesthetic

n.
Any of various anesthetic drugs, usually administered by local injection, that produce regional anesthesia.
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The latter also specified this relation for their regional anesthetic group, where they found PONV rates of 48% for females and 26% for males.
Low molecular weight heparin: biochemistry, pharmacology, perioperative prophylaxis regimens, and guidelines for regional anesthetic management.
CHIROCAINE is being investigated as a regional anesthetic for spinal and epidural use (including obstetric procedures) or peripheral blocks during surgery, or as an analgesic for postoperative pain management.
Failed intubation occurred with 1 of every 533 general anesthetics, and high spinal block in 1 of every 4,300 regional anesthetics.
Forty-four ultrasound-guided regional anesthetics were performed by the same anesthesiologist experienced in regional anesthesia for a variety of upper and lower extremity trauma over a 3-month period, as outlined in the Table.
Cases of cardiotoxicity and neurotoxicity resulting in serious harm have also been reported with the injection of regional anesthetics (Bacsik, Swift, & Hargreaves, 1995; Hew et al.
It highly illustrates but dedicates as few words as possible to such issues as preoperative care, including diagnostic testing, assessment, health history, physical exam, anesthesia evaluation, fundamentals of anesthesia, including the four levels of sedation and regional anesthetics, perioperative care, including the surgical suite environment and setting up, common procedures such as abdominal aortic aneurysm repair, hysterectomy, and vascular surgery, perianesthesia care, including immediate postoperative assessment and complications, and postoperative care, including patient discharge needs.

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