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analgesia

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

[‚an·əl′jēzh·ə]
(physiology)
Insensibility to pain with no loss of consciousness.
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Good pain relief for labour with placement of epidural analgesia followed by successful anaesthesia for emergency caesarean delivery was provided without occurrence of myotonic crisis by avoiding precipitating factors and providing a warm environment aid safe operative delivery.
The outcome variables were onset of sensory and motor blockade, duration of sensory and motor blockade, duration of analgesia, intra-operative hemodynamic changes and adverse effects like sedation, pruritus, nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing elective lower limb orthopaedic surgery.
Variations by state: Adjusted prevalence of neuraxial analgesia use (b)
KEYWORDS: Perfusion Index, Pain Assessment, Labor Analgesia.
The mean rescue analgesia dose required in 12 hrs in group A and group B were 6.39 +- 3.86 mg vs 9.95 +- 4.62 mg of injection Nalbuphine (p<0.05) (table-II).
A recent audit at a tertiary public hospital in the Western Cape revealed that only 2.2% of labouring mothers received labour epidural analgesia, and that epidural placement was done for a medical indication, upon request from an obstetrician, and not on patient request.
In this study, we aimed to investigate effect of perineural infusion of dexmedetomidine added to bupivacaine on the duration of postoperative analgesia, 24-hour needs for analgesia, side effects of dexmedetomidine, ramsay sedation scale and neurological follow-up examination.
ESP block was planned as part of her multimodal analgesia protocol.
The objective of this study is to compare the efficiency of the bilateral TAP block and the single-dose epidural block in the postoperative analgesia management of 80 cases in the ASA I-II risk group who underwent C-section under elective conditions.
Bupivacaine continues to be the most widely used local anesthetic for labor epidural analgesia because it provides an excellent sensory block.