Local Blocks for eye surgeries

Patrick Burns

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To properly examine the eye of a horse, sedation is usually required. This may take the form of an intravenous bolus or a constant rate infusion (see the author‘s article in this proceedings on Standing Sedation). It is important to realize that not all the local blocks described here provide analgesia. The auriculopalpebral nerve block provides akinesis to the eyelids. It is a motor block only. The following is a brief discussion of the techniques used to cause complete anesthesia of all the...
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2011
Externally publishedYes
EventNorth American Veterinary Conference 2011 - Gaylord Hotel, Orlando, Florida USA, United States
Duration: 15 Jan 201119 Jan 2011


ConferenceNorth American Veterinary Conference 2011
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, Florida USA


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