Definition of Block anaesthesia
1. Noun. Anesthesia of an area supplied by a nerve; produced by an anesthetic agent applied to the nerve.
Generic synonyms: Anaesthesia, Anesthesia
Medical Definition of Block anaesthesia
1. Regional anaesthesia in which local anaesthetic solution is injected about nerves to inhibit nerve transmission; includes spinal, epidural, nerve block, and field block anaesthesia, but not local or topical anaesthesia. Synonym: block anaesthesia. (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Block anaesthesia
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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1922)
"It is for this reason that regional or block anaesthesia appeals more forcibly to the well-trained surgeon, fresh from the anatomic laboratory, ..."
2. Management of Cancer Pain: Clinical Practice Guidelines by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Vol. 56(161):41391. van Dongen RT, Crul BJ. Paraplegia following coeliac plexus block. Anaesthesia 1991;46(10):862-3. van ..."