Definition of Epidural anaesthesia
1. Noun. Regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery.
Generic synonyms: Regional Anaesthesia, Regional Anesthesia
Medical Definition of Epidural anaesthesia
1. Regional anaesthesia produced by injection of local anaesthetic solution into the peridural space. Synonym: peridural anaesthesia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Epidural anaesthesia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Catheterisation was effected per vaginam and for this procedure and for all recordings in cows, posterior epidural anaesthesia was maintained with procaine ..."
2. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Hormonal effect of anxiolytic music in patients during surgical operations under epidural anaesthesia. ..."
3. Acute Pain Management: Operative Or Medical Procedures and Trauma Clinical by Daniel B. Carr, Ada K. Jacox (1997)
"Ineffective transcutaneous nerve stimulation following epidural anaesthesia. Anaesthesia, 37, 453-457. Davis, MA (1988). Epidemiology of osteoarthritis. ..."