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A segment of a town or city surrounded by streets and avenues on at least three sides and usually occupied by buildings, though it may be composed solely of vacant lots. The section of a city enclosed by streets that is described by a map which indicates how a portion of land will be subdivided.

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Lee, "The prevalence of anatomical variations that can cause inadvertent dural puncture when performing caudal block in Koreans: A Study Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging," Anaesthesia, vol.
The technician noted down the name of the patient and the drug given which was not revealed to the anaesthesiologist administering the caudal block and monitoring the patient.
The double blind study was undertaken to evaluate the efficacy of ketamine co-administered with bupivacaine in caudal block for providing postoperative analgesia in paediatric patients.
The time between the caudal block and administration of the first rescue analgesic drug was noted.
The caudal block was performed by an experienced anaesthetist using a 23 gauge short-bevel needle under aseptic conditions.
demonstrated that ropivacaine 0.2% (2 mg/mL) for caudal block provide satisfactory postoperative pain relief after inguinal surgery in 4-12 years' children.
DISCUSSION: Motor block resulting from caudal block is distressing to children and delays hospital discharge.
Under strict aseptic precautions, with a 22 G hypodermic needle single shot caudal block was performed, by an anaesthesiologist blinded to the drug which was to be administered to the epidural space.
(2) Unfortunately motor blockade resulting from caudal block may be a Cause of distress in post-operative period and may lead to delayed hospital discharge.
60 80.2 The variation in pulse rate after the caudal block is shown in above table.