Data from EMC - Curated by EPG Health - Last updated 15 August 2016


Surgical anaesthesia
- Major, e.g. epidural (including for caesarean section), intrathecal, peripheral nerve block.
- Minor, e.g. local infiltration, peribulbar block in ophthalmic surgery.

Pain management
- Continuous epidural infusion, single or multiple bolus epidural administration for the management of pain especially post-operative pain or labour analgesia.

Paediatric population
Analgesia (ilioinguinal/iliohypogastric blocks).

No data are available in paediatric population < 6 months of age.


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