Translation: from english

regional anaesthesia

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  • Regional anaesthesia — Regional anaesthesia, is anesthesia affecting only a large part of the body, such as a limb. Regional anaesthetic techniques can be divided into central and peripheral techniques. The central techniques include so called neuroaxial blocks… …   Wikipedia

  • regional anaesthesia — noun loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth) • Syn: ↑regional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • regional anesthesia — noun loss of sensation in a region of the body produced by application of an anesthetic agent to all the nerves supplying that region (as when an epidural anesthetic is administered to the pelvic region during childbirth) • Syn: ↑regional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anaesthesia — n. loss of feeling or sensation in a part or all of the body. Anaesthesia of a part of the body may occur as a result of injury to or disease of a nerve; for example in leprosy. The term is usually applied, however, to the technique of reducing… …   Medical dictionary

  • anaesthesia — n. loss of feeling or sensation in a part or all of the body. Anaesthesia of a part of the body may occur as a result of injury to or disease of a nerve; for example in leprosy. The term is usually applied, however, to the technique of reducing… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • caudal anaesthesia — noun regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the caudal end of the spinal canal; now largely replaced by epidural anesthesia • Syn: ↑caudal anesthesia, ↑caudal block • Hypernyms: ↑regional anesthesia, ↑regional… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spinal anaesthesia — noun anesthesia of the lower half of the body; caused by injury to the spinal cord or by injecting an anesthetic beneath the arachnoid membrane that surrounds the spinal cord • Syn: ↑spinal anesthesia, ↑spinal • Hypernyms: ↑regional anesthesia,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • epidural anaesthesia — noun regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery • Syn: ↑epidural… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spinal anaesthesia — Spinal analgesia, (or commonly called spinal anesthesia or sub arachnoid block (S.A.B.)) is a form of regional anaesthesia involving injection of a local anaesthetic into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), generally through a fine needle, usually 3.5 …   Wikipedia

  • Combined spinal and epidural anaesthesia — (CSE) is a regional anaesthetic technique, which combines the benefits of both spinal anaesthesia and epidural anaesthesia and analgesia. The spinal component gives a rapid onset of a predictable block. The indwelling epidural catheter gives the… …   Wikipedia

  • General anaesthesia — In modern medical practice, general anaesthesia (AmE: anesthesia) is a state of total unconsciousness resulting from general anaesthetic drugs. A variety of drugs are given to the patient that have different effects with the overall aim of… …   Wikipedia

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