Journal article

The Second ASRA Practice Advisory on Neurologic Complications Associated With Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Executive Summary 2015

Joseph M Neal, Michael J Barrington, Richard Brull, Admir Hadzic, James R Hebl, Terese T Horlocker, Marc A Huntoon, Sandra L Kopp, James P Rathmell, James C Watson

REGIONAL ANESTHESIA AND PAIN MEDICINE | LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS | Published : 2015

Abstract

UNLABELLED: Neurologic injury associated with regional anesthetic or pain medicine procedures is extremely rare. The Second American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Practice Advisory on Neurologic Complications Associated With Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine focuses on those complications associated with mechanical, ischemic, or neurotoxic injury of the neuraxis or peripheral nervous system. As with the first advisory, this iteration does not focus on hemorrhagic or infectious complications or local anesthetic systemic toxicity, all of which are the subjects of separate practice advisories. The current advisory offers recommendations to aid in the understanding and pot..

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