What is Anesthesia?
Anesthesia is the administration of medications that provides sedation to prevent pain and to provide optimum condition for medical or surgical procedures. The type of anesthesia depends on the type of procedure, personal choice and expertise of your medical team.
What is Regional Anesthesia?
Regional Anesthesia is an anesthetic process in which a region or part of your body will be numbed using numbing medicine injected through a needle.
Types of Regional Anesthesia
The following are the four different types of regional anesthesia:
Surgical procedures amenable for Regional Anesthesia
The following are some of the surgeries that ulitize regional anesthetic technique:
Regional Anesthesia Techniques for Orthopedic Surgery
All types of orthopedic surgeries can be performed using regional anesthesia technique but the choice depends on patient’s preference, health status and the duration of the procedure.
Patients who have undergone orthopedic surgeries with regional anesthesia will have better postoperative pain relief without undue sedation.
Pros and Cons of Regional Anesthesia
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