Applications of regional anaesthesia in paediatrics

R. D. Shah, S. Suresh*

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Advances in the field of paediatric regional anaesthesia have specific applications to both acute and chronic pain management. This review summarizes data regarding the safety of paediatric regional anaesthetic techniques. Current guidelines are provided for performing paediatric regional techniques, with a focus on applications for postoperative pain management. Brief descriptions of relevant anatomy followed by indications for commonly performed blocks are highlighted along with the potential of adverse side-effects.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)i114-i124
JournalBritish journal of anaesthesia
Issue numberSUPPL.1
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013


  • caudal analgesia
  • complications
  • paediatric anaesthesia
  • peripheral
  • regional anaesthesia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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