Anaesthesia : Local Anaesthetics And When To Use Them

Table of local anaesthetics’ maximum safe dose and duration of action,   LOCAL ANAESTHETIC ONSET DURATION (with adrenaline) MAXIMUM DOSE  (with adrenaline) Lidocaine Rapid (5min) 1-2hrs (2-4hrs) 3mg (7mg/kg) * Bupivacaine Slow (>15mins) 4hrs (8hrs) 2mg/kg (3mg/kg) Prilocaine Medium 1.5hrs (6hrs) 5mg/kg (7.5mg/kg) * E.g. 70kg man can have 3mg/kg of lidocaine without adrenaline. Maximum … Read more Anaesthesia : Local Anaesthetics And When To Use Them

Anaesthesia : Pharmacology of Local Anaesthetics

All local anaesthetics are weak bases with the majority in the ionised form at physiological pH (7.35-7.45) Balance of ionised and non-ionised forms dependent on pKa for that LA and the pH of the tissues/fluid it is in pKa defined as pH of a solution in which the LA is in equilibrium (expressed in the … Read more Anaesthesia : Pharmacology of Local Anaesthetics

Anaesthesia : Local Anaesthetics And Anaesthesia

Local anaesthetics (LA) are drugs which cause reversible local inhibition of nociception and therefore pain perception Can be used pragmatically to cause numbness of an area of skin through local infiltration or used to target specific nerves to give predictable and targeted anaesthesia Commonly used in many medical and surgical specialties for patient comfort and … Read more Anaesthesia : Local Anaesthetics And Anaesthesia

Algoritma Memilih Program Pendidikan Dokter Spesialis

Menentukan pilihan dalam mengambil program pendidikan dokter spesialis merupakan suatu kesulitan tersendiri, antara ada dan tiada, antara keinginan dan permintaan, antara kemampuan serta kesempatan. Untuk itu, untuk mempermudah tentunya diperlukan suatu algoritma memilih program  pendidikan dokter spesialis. Tahukah anda? Dimanapun para mahasiswa kedokteran pada saat memasuki tahun tahun akhir pendidikan dokter umum dan atau saat … Read more Algoritma Memilih Program Pendidikan Dokter Spesialis