neuraxial anesthesia


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neuraxial anesthesia

Caudal, epidural, or spinal anesthesia.
See also: anesthesia
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The patient was educated on the risks and benefits of neuraxial anesthesia based on the available literature, including the remote possibility of exacerbation of neurological symptoms.
The most common indication for GA was maternal contraindications to neuraxial anesthesia or a failed block (75.5%) such as previous back surgery, spinal deformity, thrombocytopenia, and other coagulation defects [Table 1].{Table 1}
In terms of maternal satisfaction, we contract with the patient when we give neuraxial anesthesia. That's not just her analgesia at the time we place it, but her analgesia throughout her labor and vaginal delivery.
The partner's presence in the operating room during neuraxial anesthesia for cesarean delivery was associated with no significant difference in patient anxiety but was associated with decreased partner anxiety [15].
We considered general anesthesia as the method of choice because of a possibly lower risk of hemodynamic instability compared to neuraxial anesthesia. Spinal and to a lesser extent epidural anesthesia will lead to profound sympathetic block.
Hypotension is the most common effect of neuraxial anesthesia, particularly in obstetric patients.
The response component proposes a thromboembolism risk assessment at the first prenatal visit, followed by the use of standardized recommendations for mechanical thromboprophylaxis, dosing of prophylactic and therapeutic pharmacologic anticoagulation, and appropriate timing of pharmacologic prophylaxis with neuraxial anesthesia.
[5] Literature describes the association of spinal deformities such as split cord, spina bifida, meningomyelocele, scoliosis, and so on, and a careful evaluation of the patient is must if the surgery is to be performed under neuraxial anesthesia.
(3) were denial of the patient for spinal anesthesia, primary headache disorders (e.g., migraine), hemostatic disorders, infection at the site of puncture and other relative complications for neuraxial anesthesia.
Neuraxial anesthesia, including epidural and combined spinal-epidural anesthetics, are the "gold standard" interventions for pain relief during labor because they provide a superb combination of reliable pain relief and safety for the mother and child.
Neuraxial anesthesia works by injecting medication into fatty tissue that surrounds the nerve roots in the spine (epidural) or into the cerebrospinal fluid that surrounds the spinal cord.