In sections on considerations for loco-regional anesthesia, equipment, and loco-regional anesthetic blocks for small animal patients, veterinarians discuss such topics as patient preparation, peripheral nerve simulators, ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks, the oral cavity, and epidural and spinal anesthesia.
What does SA stand for?
SA stands for Spinal Anesthesia
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Intraoperatively, during high spinal anesthesia, patients occasionally complain excessively about dyspnea.
SAN ANTONIO -- A cluster of 14 cases of failed spinal anesthesia among women undergoing C-sections in Pittsburgh during the winter of 2008-2009 was linked to chemical alteration that is believed to be the result of exposure of the anesthetic to subfreezing temperatures during the shipping process.
Cases of decreased hearing or tinnitus in spinal anesthesia patients were reported as early as 1956.
Paul, MN-based Smiths Medical (part of Smiths Group) has expanded its spinal anesthesia tray product line, the company said.
CASE SUMMARY A 60-year-old woman underwent spinal anesthesia for abdominal surgery.