Lignocaine toxicity; a complication of local anaesthesia administered in the community.

Abstract

Local anaesthetic agents are among the most commonly used drugs in the emergency department. A case is reported of a complication arising from systemic toxicity after the injection of lignocaine (lidocaine). Emergency practitioners should maintain a high level of vigilance for the symptoms of toxicity after local anaesthetic administration. Particular care… (More)

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@article{Donald2004LignocaineTA, title={Lignocaine toxicity; a complication of local anaesthesia administered in the community.}, author={Matt J Mac Donald and Stuart W. G. Derbyshire}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2004}, volume={21 2}, pages={249-50} }