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Management of local anaesthetic systemic toxicity


Management of local anaesthetic systemic toxicity


Starting on :12:30 PM 27 August, 2015 Venue:AKUH Nairobi
Ending on :02:00 AM 27 August, 2015 Max Credits:3.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Dr. Jared Mbete
General Practitoner
AKUH Kisumu

Description

    Sudden alteration in mental status, severe agitation or loss of consciousness,
   with or without tonic-clonic convulsions
 Cardiovascular collapse: sinus bradycardia, conduction blocks, asystole and
ventricular tachyarrhythmias may all occur
• Local anaesthetic (LA) toxicity may occur some time after an initial injection

Objectives

  • Recognition
  • Immediate management
  • Treatment
  • Follow-up

 





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