Lapis ISSN 2398-2969

Anesthesia: local

Synonym(s): Local anesthesia

Contributor(s): Michelle Ward, Michelle Campbell-Ward, Lesa Longley, Lesa Thompson, Vicki Baldrey

Indications

  • Used as sole/adjunct analgesia   Analgesia  for painful procedures; may remove or reduce the requirement for sedation   Sedation  or general anesthesia    Anesthesia: general  .
  • As with other analgesics, pre-emptive administration is more effective.
  • No local anesthetic agents are licensed for use in rabbits, so informed owner consent should be obtained before use.

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Types of local anesthesia

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