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Neuraxial blockade

Neuraxial anesthesia refers to local anesthetics placed around the nerves of the central nervous system, such as spinal anesthesia, caudal anesthesia, and epidural anesthesia.[1] The technique is used in surgery, obstetrics, and for postoperative and chronic pain relief.[2]

See also


  1. ^ Miller's Anesthesia (8 ed.). Elsevier. 2015. pp. 1684–1720.
  2. ^ Basics of Anesthesia (7 ed.). Elsevier. 2018. pp. 272–302.