The Use of "Scalp Block" in Pediatric Patients

Joseph Sebeo, Irene P. Osborn
2012 Open Journal of Anesthesiology  
Infiltration of the nerves of the scalp with local anesthetics is used in adults for a variety of head and neck procedures and craniotomies with many benefits, from hemodynamic stability to reduced postoperative pain. We here succinctly review the current evidence for "scalp block" in pediatric patients.
doi:10.4236/ojanes.2012.23017 fatcat:fry6aytmjzbctkfu6l4uubrica