regional anesthesia

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Synonyms for regional anesthesia

loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth)

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This lack of association between the narcotic administration and visual analog score may be attributed to a lack of understanding of regional anesthesia by PACU staff.
Younger age was significantly associated with nausea or vomiting in both general and regional anesthesia groups.
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.
Hospitals and clinics, where more than 6 million regional anesthesia procedures are performed annually in the U.
For the rest of our patients, shorter labors, decreased insurance compensation, no prenatal care, and black race intermingled as risk factors for declining regional anesthesia for labor pain management.
We found that patients who received regional anesthesia compared to those who received general endotracheal anesthesia had significantly improved range of motion and functional outcome scores, as determined by goniometric measurements of forward elevation, internal and external rotation, and DASH questionnaire at a mean 15.
Data from malpractice claims show that aspiration was an issue in 11% of obstetrical cases that involved general anesthesia, compared with 2% of nonobstetrical cases and 1% of obstetrical cases involving regional anesthesia.
Regional Anesthesia for Ambulatory Surgery: Patient Centered Outcomes and Health Economics could be benificial for those inerested in the organisational aspects of providing out patient regional anaestheisa.
Those hospitals that don't offer the heparin test tend to follow guidelines from the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine.
Cote (anesthesia, Harvard Medical School), Lerman, and Anderson compile 53 chapters on the administration of general and regional anesthesia to infants and children, written by anesthesiologists,pediatricians, internists, surgeons, and a lawyer from North America, Europe, New Zealand, Asia, Australia, and Argentina.
Market size and company share data for Anesthesia and Respiratory Devices market categories - Respiratory Devices, Respiratory Measurement Devices, Anesthesia Machines, Respiratory Disposables, Airway and Anesthesia Devices, Regional Anesthesia Disposables, Sleep Apnea Diagnostic Systems and Pain Management Devices.
An assessment tool for brachial plexus regional anesthesia performance: establishing construct validity and reliability.
of California, San Francisco School of Medicine) has compiled a heavily-illustrated reference for regional anesthesia practitioners intended to increase efficiency and ensure patient safety.
196 ("Operative Vaginal Delivery: Year 2000"), prolonged second-stage labor for nulliparous women is defined as a lack of continuing progress for 3 hours with regional anesthesia or 2 hours without regional anesthesia.
Contract notice: Regional anesthesia and central entrances.
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