oa South African Journal of Sports Medicine - Clinical trial: Bupivicaine hydrochloride in the treatment of sports injuries
|Article Title||Clinical trial: Bupivicaine hydrochloride in the treatment of sports injuries|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Journal of Sports Medicine|
|Affiliations||1 Orthopaedic surgeon, Durban City United & Amazulu Football Clubs, Durban|
|Publication Date||Jul 1999|
|Keyword(s)||Adductor thigh muscle strains, Ankle sprains, Capsule of knee, Distal quadriceps mechanism, Fractures of clavicle, Hamstring muscle strains, Infiltration of synovial membrane, Knee ligament strains, Meniscectomy, Metacarpal heads, Popliteal block, Resuscitation facilities, Shoulder injuries, Sprains of acromioclavicular joint and Tennis elbow|
Bupivicaine hydrochloride is a long-acting local anaesthetic. Its use results in local anaesthesia lasting between 12-24 hours. The drug has been extensively used in thoracic and abdominal surgery and as caudal analgesia in obstetrics. It has also been used in nerve blocks.
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