local anesthetic


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local anesthetic

n.
An anesthetic drug that induces local anesthesia by inhibiting nerve excitation or conduction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.local anesthetic - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the bodylocal anesthetic - anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
anaesthetic, anaesthetic agent, anesthetic, anesthetic agent - a drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
anesthyl - a mixture of methyl and ethyl chloride; sprayed on as a local anesthetic
antipruritic - a substance that relieves or prevents itching
benzocaine, ethyl aminobenzoate - a white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic
butacaine, butacaine sulfate - a white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
ethyl chloride - a colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic
Lidocaine, Xylocaine - a local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
Ethocaine, procaine - a white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
tetracaine - a crystalline compound used in the form of a hydrochloride as a local anesthetic
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Local anesthetic decreased pain in 7 of 22 patients, and increased pain was experienced on the side with local anesthetic in 9 of 22 patients.
However, over a decade ago, evidence began to emerge showing that epidural pumps programmed to deliver intermittent epidural boluses (PIEB) of local anesthetic provide more effective analgesia that CEI (2-4).
There are multiple local anesthetic solutions that are used nowadays, so the dentists should have a good understanding of the anesthetic agents, their mechanism of action, and their clinical effectiveness.
Objectives: Local anesthetic infiltration is also a process of a painful process itself.
Hence tips and tricks to minimize the local anesthetic injection pain have great potential to create ease and comfort for the physicians and the patients alike.
Mulroy and other investigators have now reported the significant impact of the route of administration of local anesthetics on an increasing prevalence rates of local anesthetic systemic toxicity reactions.
Subjects' self reported pain response was recorded on Heft Parker Visual Analogue Scale after local anesthetic administration during access cavity preparation and pulp extirpation.
All the 100 children received both pre cooling and local anesthetic gel application before infiltration anesthesia.
sup][7],[8] Thomas suggested that local anesthesia for knee arthrography should be avoided because the injection of the local anesthetic itself is painful.
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By offering an integrated system that provides effective continuous local anesthetic infusion while also providing an effective wound drain function, the Vital 5 ReLeaf will greatly expand the number of patients who can benefit from local anesthetic infusion therapy.

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