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Use of wound soaker catheters in pain management
  1. Elizabeth Armitage-Chan

Abstract

Wound soaker catheters provide a useful method for administering local anaesthetic direct to the wound site, avoiding the problems that come with regular administration, such as a limited duration of action or lack of available nerve blocks. This article describes the use of wound soaker catheters, explains their advantages and includes some practical tips for the clinician.

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