The Use of “Scalp Block” in Pediatric Patients


Infiltration of the nerves of the scalp with local anesthetics is used in adults for a variety of head and neck procedures and craniotomies with many benefits, from hemodynamic stability to reduced postoperative pain. We here succinctly review the current evidence for “scalp block” in pediatric patients.

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J. Sebeo and I. Osborn, "The Use of “Scalp Block” in Pediatric Patients," Open Journal of Anesthesiology, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2012, pp. 70-73. doi: 10.4236/ojanes.2012.23017.

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