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Anesthesia

Jul 1, 2002 Issue
Principles of Office Anesthesia Part II: Topical Anesthesia [Article]

The development of topical anesthetics has provided the family physician with multiple options in anesthetizing open and intact skin. The combination of tetracaine, adrenaline (epinephrine), and cocaine, better known as TAC, was the first topical agent available for analgesia of lacerations to the f...


Jul 1, 2002 Issue
Principles of Office Anesthesia: Part I. Infiltrative Anesthesia [Article]

The use of effective analgesia is vital for any office procedure in which pain may be inflicted. The ideal anesthetic achieves 100 percent analgesia in a short period of time, works on intact or nonintact skin without systemic side effects, and invokes neither pain nor toxicity. Because no single ag...


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