local anesthetic


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local anesthetic

[′lō·kəl ‚an·əs′thed·ik]
(pharmacology)
A drug which induces loss of sensation only in the region to which it is applied.
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Fortunately, experience with PCEA suggest safety concerns when utilizing dilute local anesthetic solutions are unwarranted.
All patients had a free medical history and they were not sensitive to any anesthetic agent or its conservative and they were not taking any medication that may affect the response to the local anesthetic agent.
Distracting the patientwhen injecting local anesthetics is one of modalities for pain reduction.
Clinicians should attempt to utilize Intralipid in non-local anesthetic, lipophilic drug toxicities by modeling the dosing regimen used for local anesthetic systemic toxicities.
A prospective randomized trial of different supplementary local anesthetic techniques after failure of inferior alveolar nerve block in patients with irreversible pulpitis in mandibular teeth.
The results of the present study supports the idea that precooling amplifies the pain threshold to stimuli such as a needle prick during local anesthetic injection and helps better patient management during routine dental procedures for pediatric patients.
The mean VAS pain score of those who received a local anesthetic along the needle path was 23.
Does local anesthetic dilution influence the clinical effectiveness of multiple-injection axillary brachial plexus block?
In my opinion, there has not been a truly innovative new local anesthetic medication in the last 40 to 50 years," said study co-author Charles Berde, chief of the Division of Pain Medicine at Children's Hospital Boston.
Randomized Clinical Trial of Local Anesthetic versus a Combination of Local Anesthetic with Self-Hypnosis in the Management of Pediatric Procedure-Related Pain.

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