oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - New developments in paediatric regional anaesthesia : SASA refresher text
|Article Title||New developments in paediatric regional anaesthesia : SASA refresher text|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia|
|Publication Date||Jan 2008|
|Pages||81 - 83|
Regional anaesthesia for children of all ages continues to develop since its re-introduction into clinical practice over 25 years ago. The need for improved postoperative pain management in children has been the driving force behind its continued growth in popularity worldwide. However, the analgesia so provided must be balanced against the risk of the regional technique. Improved equipment more suitable for children, the publication of large audits, and the introduction of portable ultrasound have all influenced clinical practice
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