Local Anaesthesia in Plastic Surgery Procedures

Ms.Rupali Sawant
2017 IOSR Journal of Nursing and Health Science  
It is essential to have adequate anaesthesia, to carry out any surgical procedure. Anaesthesia is loss of sensation. Anaesthesia could be local, regional or general. General anaesthesia is the induction of a state of unconsciousness with the absence of pain sensation over the entire body, through the administration of anaesthetic drugs. Local anaesthesia is reversible loss of sensation over a small part of body. Regional anaesthesia typically affects a larger area than local anaesthesia. Many
more » ... anaesthesia. Many plastic surgery procedures involving smaller part of body, including primary suturing or reconstruction of skin defects by skin grafting, excision of skin lesions, hand surgeries are preferred to be done under local anaesthesia. Precautions should be taken to avoid toxicity of anaesthetic as well as administer it safely.
doi:10.9790/1959-0601055255 fatcat:d4ew5ba4vfhebcueawhiwntjjq