topical anaesthesia

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Noun1.topical anaesthesia - loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)topical anaesthesia - loss of sensation confined to the skin or mucous surfaces (as when benzocaine or Lidocaine is applied to the surface)
anaesthesia, anesthesia - loss of bodily sensation with or without loss of consciousness
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A jet nebuliser for delivery of topical anaesthesia to the respiratory tract.
Sub-Tenon's block itself offers little advantage over topical anaesthesia in cataract surgery (12) and in this study it didn't work well with good blocks even at the end only 65-81%; hardly a success rate to write home about.
Topical anaesthesia avoids these risks but is unsuitable for most non-cataract surgery such as trabeculectomy, strabismus and vitreo-retinal procedures.
Six consenting ASA 1 adults, all authors of this study, underwent a series of spirometric measurements before and after topical anaesthesia of the upper airway using lignocaine.
Heated lidocaine/tetracaine patch (Synera(TM), Rapydan(TM)) compared with lidocaine/prilocaine cream (EMLA) for topical anaesthesia before vascular access.
6 -- (BNA): Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC)'s Physician Mai Ibrahim Mattar has successfully performed a defragmentation operation for calcification in the left shoulder of a quinquagenarian-plus Bahraini male patient using ultrasound radiology under topical anaesthesia.
Anaesthesia techniques available for neonatal circumcision include the administration of general anaesthesia, local anaesthesia using subcutaneous ringblock of the penis or dorsal penile nerve block (DPNB) and topical anaesthesia with EMLA cream.
Other techniques that dentists in the country are using to distract patients, especially children, are slow needle insertion, hypnosis, topical anaesthesia, and computer simulations.
Because of this, patients should receive topical anaesthesia in advance of an ocular examination.
The authors evaluated the feasibility of performing awake videolaryngoscopy on each other with minimal topical anaesthesia of the airway and no sedation.
2 ml was applied to the right nasal mucosa to provide topical anaesthesia and mucosal vasoconstriction.