Spinal Anaesthesia

After proper aseptic precaution spinal needle (27 gauge) is inserted at l3-l4 space. After ensuring free flow of CSF local anaesthetic is instilled in the subarachnoid space.

After informed consent IV line is secured and patient is preloaded with one liter of crysteloid solution.

After proper aseptic precaution spinal needle (27 gauge) is inserted at l3-l4 space.

After ensuring free flow of CSF local anaesthetic is instilled in the subarachnoid space. After giving the spinal point is positioned appropriately as per surgical requirement. Proper monitoring is done. Patient is haemodynamicaly managed.

Patient is instructed not to use pillow for 5 days at least.

Have ample amount of fluid. If having any other complain than to report doctor on duty.

 

What are the benefits & complications of Spinal Anaesthesia?

The outcomes of Spinal Anaesthesia depend on several factors and conditions suffered by the patient in the past.

The benefits of Spinal Anaesthesia include

  • Less confusion and groggy feeling after surgery
  • Better pain relief after surgery
  • Reduced need for painkillers
  • Less nausea vomiting
  • Earlier return to oral intake
  • Less impact on heart and lungs.

The Complications of Spinal Anaesthesia include

  • Post lumber puncture headache if instructions are not followed
  • At times urinary retention for which catherization is required

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