Monitoring for Regional Anesthesia

Chapter

Abstract

General anesthesia has become increasingly safe over the last two decades, largely due to improvements in monitoring such as pulse oximetry and capnography [1]. These technologies, which allow for early detection of potentially catastrophic adverse events such as esophageal intubation, have aided in dramatically reducing anesthetic morbidity and mortality since the early 1980s [2, 3].

Keywords

Local Anesthetic Nerve Injury Injection Pressure Regional Anesthesia Postoperative Delirium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologySt. Luke’s–Roosevelt Hospital CenterNew YorkUSA

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