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Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network (PRAN): A Multi-Institutional Study of the Use and Incidence of Complications of Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
BACKGROUND: Regional anesthesia is increasingly used in pediatric patients to provide postoperative analgesia and to supplement intraoperative anesthesia. The Pediatric Regional Anesthesia NetworkExpand
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Complications in Pediatric Regional Anesthesia: An Analysis of More than 100,000 Blocks from the Pediatric Regional Anesthesia Network
What We Already Know about This Topic Regional anesthesia is associated with a low but poorly quantified incidence of complications. What This Article Tells Us That Is New In a prospectiveExpand
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Peripheral nerve catheters in children: an analysis of safety and practice patterns from the pediatric regional anesthesia network (PRAN).
BACKGROUND Peripheral nerve catheters (PNCs) are used with increasing frequency in children. Although adult studies have demonstrated safety with this technique, there have been few safety studies inExpand
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Asleep Versus Awake: Does It Matter?
Background and Objectives The impact of the patient state at time of placement of regional blocks on the risk of complications is unknown. Current opinion is based almost entirely on case reports,Expand
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Ultrasound‐guided rectus sheath block or wound infiltration in children: a randomized blinded study of analgesia and bupivacaine absorption
Rectus sheath block can provide analgesia following umbilical hernia repair. However, conflicting reports on its analgesic effectiveness exist. No study has investigated plasma local anestheticExpand
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Evolving Compartment Syndrome Not Masked by a Continuous Peripheral Nerve Block: Evidence-Based Case Management
Abstract Compartment syndrome is a potentially devastating complication of many orthopedic surgeries. Whether regional anesthesia can delay the diagnosis of compartment syndrome remains a subject ofExpand
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Interscalene Brachial Plexus Blocks Under General Anesthesia in Children: Is This Safe Practice?
Background and Objectives A practice advisory on regional anesthesia in children in 2008, published in this journal, supported the placement of regional blocks in children under general anesthesiaExpand
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Lidocaine Pretreatment With Tourniquet Versus Lidocaine-Propofol Admixture for Attenuating Propofol Injection Pain: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Objective: Findings from studies investigating optimal techniques for attenuating propofol-related injection pain are inconsistent. In previous studies, lidocaine pretreatment using a tourniquet hasExpand
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Predicting Lumbar Plexus Depth in Children and Adolescents
BACKGROUND:Lumbar plexus block provides effective analgesia for hip, thigh, and knee surgery. A simple measurement that accurately predicts lumbar plexus depth would be invaluable for cliniciansExpand
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