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1

what is a recommended field anaesthesia protocol?

catheter
premed= ACP
sedation = a-2
induction = thiopental (quick, smooth)
analgesia = ketamine

2

to give LA what size and gauge needle is required?

25G, 16mm with 2ml LA

3

to desensitise the ocular area there are 4 approaches

1. supraorb
2. infratrochlear
3. zygomatic
4. lacrimal

4

to remove the motor function of the globe there is only one technique

auriculopalpebral

5

to perform an enucleation what LA techn would you need

retrobulbar to desensitise CN II, III, IV, V, VI. when correct the cornea should protruse a little. for this you need a 19G 90mm SPINAL needle (its deep)

6

to perform dental procedures, LA are useful to desensitise the trigeminal mand and max

mand = mental and mandibular
max = infraorbital and maxillary

7

what properties must drugs used for epidurals have

no preservatives
opioid or LA or A-2

8

name and breifly descr the 3 epidural methods

1. intercoccygeal = 1st space
2. lumbosacral = can use catheter.
3. paravertebral = flank sx. Cd to last rb --> D midline (L3)

9

what mehtod is often employed to identify when the epidural space has been accessed

hanging drop test
- water in needle hub
- insert, when sucked in = neg p of epidural space

10

how do you access the success of a nerve block?

skin temp should be lower
sweating
no reaction to pain stim