infiltration analgesia


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analgesia

 [an″al-je´ze-ah]
absence of sensibility to pain, particularly the relief of pain without loss of consciousness; absence of pain or noxious stimulation.
continuous epidural analgesia continuous injection of an anesthetic solution into the sacral and lumbar plexuses within the epidural space to relieve the pain of childbirth, in general surgery to block the pain pathways below the navel, or to relieve chronic unremitting pain.
epidural analgesia analgesia induced by introduction of the analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal.
infiltration analgesia infiltration anesthesia.
patient controlled analgesia (PCA) an apparatus used to relieve acute pain. It consists of a pump attached to an intravenous or subcutaneous injection site and filled with multiple doses of medication that are available when the system is activated by the patient. The pump is programmed to “lock-out” the patient for specified intervals making overdosage unlikely.
patient controlled epidural analgesia patient controlled analgesia in which a narcotic or local anesthetic is administered into the epidural space via a catheter.
relative analgesia in dental anesthesia, a maintained level of conscious sedation short of general anesthesia, usually induced by inhalation of nitrous oxide and oxygen.
transdermal analgesia a method of pain control in which a patch with a rate-controlling membrane is applied to the skin; the medication is deposited in the upper layers of the skin where it is absorbed into the systemic circulation.

infiltration analgesia

Anesthesia produced in a local area by injecting an anesthetic agent into operative sites or wounds.
See also: analgesia
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The analgesic efficacy of local infiltration analgesia vs femoral nerve block after total knee arthreoplasty: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Influence of a Tourniquet on Opioid Consumption After Local Infiltration Analgesia for Total Knee Arthroplasty.
Single-shot Continuous epidural intraoperative infusion periarticular infiltration THA: Total hip arthroplasty; TKA: Total knee arthroplasty; LIA: Local infiltration analgesia FIGURE 2.
Lundin, "Reduced morphine consumption and pain intensity with local infiltration analgesia (LIA) following total knee arthroplasty," Acta Orthopaedica, vol.
Kohan, "Local infiltration analgesia: a technique for the control of acute postoperative pain following knee and hip surgery: a case study of 325 patients," Acta Orthopaedica, vol.
High-volume local infiltration analgesia combined with intravenous or local ketorolac+morphine compared with epidural analgesia after total knee arthroplasty.
Local infiltration analgesia and other multicomponent techniques to improve postoperative outcome--are we comparing oranges and apples?
All animals were operated under local infiltration analgesia in the present study.
intramuscularly and were successfully operated under local infiltration analgesia with 2% Lignocaine hydrochloride using left ventro-lateral oblique incision.
Local infiltration analgesia using 2% lignocaine hydrochloride was than given all around the base of the growth.