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2007 Regional Anesthesia for Postoperative Pain Control eMedicine Orthopedics

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Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1268467-overview

Description: In many centers, regional anesthesia techniques are used extensively to allow the performance of orthopedic procedures. The intraoperative use of regional anesthesia has many advantages.
Synonyms and related keywords: spinal anesthesia, epidural anesthesia, neuraxial analgesia, intrathecal analgesia, peripheral nerve blocks, brachial plexus blocks, wound infiltration, patient-controlled analgesia, PCA, postoperative pain management
Graber & Kraay 2007

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Graber & Kraay
Institution: eMedicine
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Language: English

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