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Developments in Anaesthetics & Pain Management

Provision of Anaesthesia for Shoulder Surgery- A Case Load Analysis

Submission: July 23, 2018; Published: August 16, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/DAPM.2018.01.000519

ISSN 2640-9399
Volume1 Issue4


Over the years a number of techniques have been developed to address the postoperative analgesic requirement in shoulder surgeries. The introduction of catheter based technique for interscalene block now enables longer lasting analgesic effect and is now considered to be the gold standard postoperative analgesia in complex shoulder surgery. However, its use is often limited by the staffing and resources constraints. In this case load analysis, we seek to investigate the anaesthetic practice of our busy district general hospital and how it compares to the gold standard treatment.

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