Definition of Epidural anaesthesia

1. Noun. Regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery.




Medical Definition of Epidural anaesthesia

1. Regional anaesthesia produced by injection of local anaesthetic solution into the peridural space. Synonym: peridural anaesthesia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epidural Anaesthesia

epididymite
epididymitides
epididymitis
epididymitises
epididymo-orchitis
epididymoplasty
epididymotomy
epididymovasectomy
epididymovasostomy
epidote
epidotes
epidotic
epidural
epidural abscess
epidural anaesthesia (current term)
epidural anaesthetic
epidural anesthesia
epidural block
epidural cavity
epidural haematoma
epidural injection
epidural meningitis
epidural neoplasms
epidural space
epidurally
epidurals
epidurography
epieikeia
epiestriol

Literary usage of Epidural anaesthesia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Catheterisation was effected per vaginam and for this procedure and for all recordings in cows, posterior epidural anaesthesia was maintained with procaine ..."

2. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Hormonal effect of anxiolytic music in patients during surgical operations under epidural anaesthesia. ..."

3. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"Ineffective transcutaneous nerve stimulation following epidural anaesthesia. Anaesthesia, 37, 453-457. Davis, MA (1988). Epidemiology of osteoarthritis. ..."

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