Itching to do a TAP block?
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Department of Anaesthetics, Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport, UK.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: International journal of obstetric anesthesia
- PubMed Source: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20705447
- DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijoa.2010.05.003
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Interruption of sympathetic pathways, by local injection of an anesthetic agent, at any of four levels: peripheral nerve block, sympathetic ganglion block, extradural block, and subarachnoid block.
Impaired conduction of cardiac impulse that can occur anywhere along the conduction pathway, such as between the SINOATRIAL NODE and the right atrium (SA block) or between atria and ventricles (AV block). Heart blocks can be classified by the duration, frequency, or completeness of conduction block. Reversibility depends on the degree of structural or functional defects.
A local anesthetic of the ester type that has a slow onset and a short duration of action. It is mainly used for infiltration anesthesia, peripheral nerve block, and spinal block. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1016).
Intense chronic itching in the anal area.
Agents, usually topical, that relieve itching (pruritus).