Monitoring for regional anesthesia

Book Section

General anesthesia has become increasingly safe over the last two decades, largely due to improvements in monitoring such as pulse oximetry and capnography [1]. These technologies, which allow for early detection of potentially catastrophic adverse events such as esophageal intubation, have aided in dramatically reducing anesthetic morbidity and mortality since the early 1980s [2, 3].

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gadsden, J

Published Date

  • January 1, 2012

Book Title

  • Essentials of Regional Anesthesia

Start / End Page

  • 21 - 36

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781461410126

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-1-4614-1013-3_2

Citation Source

  • Scopus