Flashcards in Surgery Deck (6)
What are the 5 layers of the scalp?
Loose connective tissue
What are the 4 methods of local anaesthesia?
In which groups of patients is lidocaine excretion reduced?
liver, renal, cardiac failure, in the young and the elderly
What is the maximum safe dose of lidocaine?
What is the purpose of adrenaline?
prolongs anaesthesia and reduces bleeding