Other local anaesthetic techniques

Rafal Baraz and Paul Clyburn

in Obstetric Anaesthesia for Developing Countries

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199572144
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607488 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Anaesthesia Library

Other local anaesthetic techniques

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• Caesarean delivery with local anaesthetic infiltration requires a skilled surgeon • The total mass of local anaesthetic should not exceed the maximum recommended dose • Using a long needle minimizes the number of skin injections • This technique is mostly applicable in parts of the world with limited anaesthetic backup.

Chapter.  649 words. 

Subjects: Anaesthetics

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