oa South African Family Practice - Regional anaesthesia : the A, B and Cs : anaesthetics supplement

Volume 55, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2078-6190
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6204



I will be addressing concepts related to regional anaesthesia which are pertinent to practice in South Africa.

wake or not: Should regional anaesthesia be performed in awake or anaesthetised patients?
mode ultrasound: Should regional anaesthesia be carried out under ultrasound or not?
ancer surgery: Should anaesthesia for cancer surgery involve regional anaesthesia?

The oversimplified answers to each question are:
wake: Yes.
mode ultrasound: Yes.
ancer surgery: Yes.

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