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lidocaine

[′līd·ə‚kān]
(organic chemistry)
C14H22N2O A crystalline compound, used as a local anesthetic. Also known as lignocaine.
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Four of the five studies compared liposomal lidocaine with EMLA, the most commonly used method to reduce pain from dermatologic procedures.
Evaluation of topical anesthetics by laser- induced sensation: comparison of EMLA 5% cream and 40% lidocaine in an acid mantle ointment.
In our study we had divided the 40 patients receiving EMLA cream into two groups A and B.
Sedation and analgesia used--please tick and state dose: None EMLA Lignocaine______ mL Chloral hydrate________mg Ketamine IV_______mg Ketamine IM________mg Midazolam________mg Morphine________mg Other (specify drug, dose and route)______________________ 8.
Depth and duration of skin analgesia to needle insertion after topical application of EMLA cream.
Vapocoolant spray is equally effective as EMLA cream in reducing immunization pain in school-aged children.
On the initiative of the EMLA, the Roundtable between the representatives of Estonian film producers, copyright organizations, ministries, and libraries was held on 30 May.
This study describes the efficacy of EMLA cream in preventing pain in school-aged children in a field setting.
2 Kangaroo care,5,14- 17 pacifiers and sweet solutions,6,9 skin touch, swaddling, holding in arms and positioning11,12 were shown to have analgesic effects during heel stick procedures, while the use of combined oral sucrose and EMLA showed analgesic effects during venous procedures24 in newborns.
About one third of responders reported topical anaesthetic was unavailable to them, although EMLA is available for purchase without a prescription in New Zealand.
As a practical intervention, the use of EMLA cream has two significant drawbacks: the cream needs to sit on the skin for at least one hour before the injection and it is expensive.
About a decade ago, some urologists started to prescribe EMLA, a prescription topical anesthetic that achieves a eutectic formula, and somewhat better absorption, with the combination of lidocaine and prilocaine," said Dr.