Canis ISSN: 2398-2942

Local anesthesia: surface

Contributor(s): Sheilah Robertson

Introduction

Uses

  • Local desensitization of areas of skin or mucous membrane:
    • Intravenous catheterization.

Disadvantages

  • May take up to 30 min for block to effect.

Requirements

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Preparation

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Procedure

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers


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