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What you need to know about injections/local anaesthesia – Part I

• Definition and methods of induction.
• Ideal properties
• History
• Neurophysiology
• Mechanism of action
• Classification
• Pharmacology of the Local Anesthetic agent
• Individual local anesthetic agents
• Pharmacology of the vasoconstrictor
• Indications/ contraindications
• Types of regional anesthesia
• Armamentarium used
• Basic injection technique
• Anatomic considerations
• Types of regional anesthesia
• Various techniques
Maxillary
Mandibular
• Periodontal considerations
• Newer advances
• Selection of LA in medically compromised patients
• Complication

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Complications of Injections (Part 2)

EDEMA

Causes:
Trauma during injection
Injection of irritating solution
Infection, hemorrhage
Allergy (Angioedema)

Problems:
Pain & dysfunction
Airway obstruction

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