Pain relief 'revolution' for ops

Pain relief 'revolution' for ops

There are 2 comments on the BBC story from Aug 8, 2010, titled Pain relief 'revolution' for ops. In it, BBC reports that:

Doctors in Swansea say they have transformed the way they carry out complex operations by using a new nerve block instead of general anaesthetic.

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Anaesthetist Guest

Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK

#1 Aug 9, 2010
Speaking as an anaesthetist, I fail to see exactly which bit is revolutionary...? These are standard anaesthetic techniques carried out worldwide and have been for many years!

Since: Jul 10

England

#2 Aug 9, 2010
My daughter had two teeth pulled with no injection, they used a magic wand lol [in preparation for her braces] i was pretty impressed that she felt nothing

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