Definition of Caudal anesthesia
1. Noun. Regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the caudal end of the spinal canal; now largely replaced by epidural anesthesia.
Generic synonyms: Regional Anaesthesia, Regional Anesthesia
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Literary usage of Caudal anesthesia
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1. Transactions of the American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists by American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (1922)
"All except these nerves may be reached by an infiltration block, or by the induction of caudal anesthesia. The uterus and adnexa receive additional sensory ..."
2. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"... and caudal anesthesia, 5-10 to 7-10 per cent novocaine in Ringer's solution (with 3 to 5 minims of adrenalin 1:1000 to the ounce) has proved most ..."
3. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"... and the ease with which it can be performed under caudal anesthesia should tend to increase the instances of stones being removed by this method. ..."