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Physiology and pharmacology of spinal and epidural anaesthesia

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Delivering drugs into the spinal and epidural spaces are frequently used techniques in modern anaesthesia. Historically, they carried significant morbidity and fell out of favour. Their safety profile has improved and now they have been shown to convey a safety benefit for patients and often form part of 'enhanced recovery' programmes. With over 300,000 blocks performed, it is important for surgeons to be aware of the postoperative sequelae when patients return to the ward. With subtle differ...

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10.1016/j.mpsur.2012.05.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Author
Journal:
Surgery (United Kingdom) More from this journal
Volume:
30
Issue:
7
Pages:
317-319
Publication date:
2012-07-01
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EISSN:
1878-1764
ISSN:
0263-9319
Language:
English
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pubs:343250
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343250
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2013-11-16

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