Gareth Rooke et al.
The New Zealand medical journal, 127(1407), 75-79 (2014-12-23)
This case report describes a rare side effect during a Bier's block. During local anaesthetic injection, the patient suffered a sudden onset painful petechial rash localised to the upper limb, distal to the tourniquet, without systemic effect. After deflation of...
Improving the local anesthesia experience for our patients.
Gregori M Kurtzman
Dentistry today, 33(4), 120-120 (2014-05-06)
Susan Parekh et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 12(12), CD009742-CD009742 (2014-12-24)
Whilst carrying out dental procedures under general anaesthesia (GA), practitioners routinely give local anaesthetics (LA) intraoperatively to children. Local anaesthetics are used to help manage postoperative pain and reduce bleeding and the physiological response to procedures. Studies of effectiveness of...
Aykut Saritas et al.
JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 64(4), 433-436 (2014-05-29)
To determine whether the addition of 8 mg dexamethasone to axillary brachial plexus block would prolong the duration of sensory and motor block in patients undergoing hand and forearm surgery. The prospective, randomised, double-blinded study was conducted at the Eskisehir...
Oded Shamriz et al.
The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ, 16(4), 250-254 (2014-05-20)
With growing awareness of the importance of pain control in all procedures, the use of lidocaine-prilocaine cream (EMLA) for all ages is increasing. Lidocaine-prilocaine cream has been implicated as a cause of methemoglobinemia. Diagnostic clues may be oxygen-resistant cyanosis and...