"Failure of a spinal block
is a very rare, but recognised risk.
The relation between the independent parameters and the onset and recovery of the spinal block
was statistically determined.
Trautman and coworkers30 injected 10 ml of epidural normal saline after two-segment regression of spinal block
and noted a paradoxical decrease in the duration of spinal anaesthesia.
A total (complete) spinal can be diagnosed if the patient loses consciousness not because of hypotension and hypoperfusion of the vital centres, but when the spread of local anaesthetic is so high that the spinal block
reaches the cervical spine, vital centres in the brainstem and cranial nerves.
Failed intubation occurred with 1 of every 533 general anesthetics, and high spinal block
in 1 of every 4,300 regional anesthetics.
Yesterday's hearing was told Dr Adwedaa of Wellington Drive, Wynyard, Billingham, Teesside, gave a patient, who was in labour with her second child, an epidural which was given incorrectly and caused the condition "spinal block
And between us, we had plenty of drama: four inductions, two emergency Caesarean sections, five epidurals, one spinal block
, one Ventouse delivery, one forceps delivery, one five-day labour, countless stitches and six healthy little bundles.
In the operating theatre, a spinal block
was administered by a wise man and a curtain was erected halfway down my body.
While in theatre, she was given a spinal block
for the pain but recalled falling asleep.
''The second spinal block
sometimes slips out of place.
Surgeons gave her a spinal block
anaesthetic injection before an emergency Caesarean operation