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Analgesia, anaesthesia, and sedation 

Analgesia, anaesthesia, and sedation
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Analgesia, anaesthesia, and sedation
Author(s):

David A. Mitchell

, Laura Mitchell

, and Lorna McCaul

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199679850.003.0014
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date: 11 August 2020

Contents. Indications, contraindications, and common sense. Local analgesia—tools of the trade. Local analgesia—techniques. Local analgesia—problems and hints. Sedation—relative analgesia. Sedation—benzodiazepines. Benzodiazepines—techniques. Anaesthesia—drugs and definitions. Anaesthesia and the patient on medication. Anaesthesia—hospital setting. Anaesthesia—practice setting.

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