analgesia

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analgesia

, analgia
1. inability to feel pain
2. the relief of pain

analgesia

[‚an·əl′jēzh·ə]
(physiology)
Insensibility to pain with no loss of consciousness.
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Key Words: high volume local infiltration analgesia, hip arthroplasty, knee arthroplasty, nerve block, femoral
Both peripheral nerve blockade (PNB) and high volume local infiltration analgesia (HVLIA) provide superior analgesia and improved early physiotherapy outcomes after TKA and THA compared to systemic opioids alone (4,9-12).
Wound infiltration analgesia requires relatively large volumes of local anaesthetic to satisfactorily cover the surgical field.