epidural anesthesia

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Synonyms for epidural anesthesia

regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord

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Beneficial impact of epidural anesthesia on recovery after outpatient arthroscopy.
Our data support previous studies that used dexmedetomidine and fentanyl as additives to epidural anesthesia.
The primary objective of this study was to compare clonidine and dexmedetomidine as adjuvant to ropivacaine for onset and duration of sensory and motor blockade as epidural anesthesia for lower limb surgery.
During surgery there was a need to convert to open surgery (Lumbar Arthrodesis), so in addition to sedation, epidural anesthesia was administered (point of insertion at L1-L2 with the tip of the catheter at T8).
Patient satisfaction in epidural anesthesia were assessed on a four-point scale (0 = poor, 1 = medium, 2 = good, 3 = excellent) by the same process and, they were asked if they would prefer the same for their next procedure.
Market size for Regional Anesthesia Disposables market segments - Epidural Anesthesia Disposables, Spinal Anesthesia Disposables and Peripheral Anesthesia Disposables.
2) In addition to lowering rates of epidural anesthesia, Cluett, Pickering, Getliffe, & Saunders (2004) found that hydrotherapy also decreases rates of obstetric interventions.
Spinal versus epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery in severe preeclampsia: A prospective randomized, multicenter study.
Rates of labour induction and augmentation, and use of epidural anesthesia were not significantly associated with attendance at childbirth education classes.
Epidural anesthesia is commonly used in childbirth.
In an outline format and including many color photos of procedures, they cover venous and arterial access, the airway, spinal and epidural anesthesia, regional blocks, the chest, brain monitoring, equipment and positioning, working with surgeons, preadmission testing, off-site anesthesia, patient transport, the intensive care unit, hazmat, simulation, and working with obese patients.
Several factors, some of them modifiable, increase the odds of a failed conversion from epidural analgesia for labor to epidural anesthesia for cesarean delivery, concluded the first systematic review and meta-analysis of this issue.
Among the change in delivery practice the researchers found was an increase in the use of epidural anesthesia, the injection of pain killers into the spinal fluid, to decrease the pain of labour.
Within minutes of receiving epidural anesthesia, she became agitated and complained of difficulty breathing.
The operation was carried out under epidural anesthesia at a private Madrid clinic.