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Title: Complications of continuous spinal anaesthesia.
Authors: Peyton, Philip J
Affiliation: Department of Anaesthesia, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia.
Issue Date: 1-Nov-1992
Citation: Anaesthesia and Intensive Care; 20(4): 417-25
Abstract: The practice of continuous spinal anaesthesia dates back to the beginning of the century. The history of the technique, and the problems which accompanied each method used, are reviewed. Complications encountered in current practice include post dural puncture headache; technical difficulties with insertion and removal of catheters; and a higher potential for nerve trauma, neurotoxicity, and method failure than seen with single-shot spinal anaesthesia. The question of the place of the technique in modern anaesthesia is addressed.
Internal ID Number: 1463166
URI: http://ahro.austin.org.au/austinjspui/handle/1/9662
URL: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1463166
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: Anesthesia, Spinal.adverse effects.history
Bacterial Infections.etiology
Great Britain
Headache.etiology
History, 20th Century
Humans
Spinal Puncture.adverse effects
Time Factors
United States
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