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A type of anesthesia involving the localized injection of anesthetics in the area of central (near the spine) or peripheral (away from the spine) nerves to block the transmission of pain impulses to the brain.

Removed from.

Total amount of non-protein nitrogen in the blood serum that remains after complete precipitation of the protein from the serum. The Rest-N mainly consists of metabolic waste products usually excreted with the urine.

Behind the abdomen.

The systematic process of identifying and evaluating potential risks, and the selection and implementation of measures to handle such risk.