Ultrasound for Regional Anesthesia in Children

Santhanam Suresh*, Amod Sawardekar, Ravi Shah

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

The use of regional anesthesia in children is increasing. Rapid advancement in the use of ultrasound guidance has allowed for a greater ease in performing peripheral regional anesthesia in pediatrics. Successful peripheral nerve blockade provides children with analgesia that will improve their operative experience.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-279
Number of pages17
JournalAnesthesiology Clinics
Volume32
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2014

Keywords

  • Nerve stimulation
  • Pediatric regional anesthesia
  • Peripheral nerve blockade
  • Peripheral nerve catheter
  • Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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