Local anesthesia definition

Local anesthesia means the elimination of sensation, especially pain, in one part of the body by the topical application or regional injection of a drug.
Local anesthesia means the elimination of sensations in one part of the body by regional injection of drugs without causing the loss of consciousness.
Local anesthesia means the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., Lidocaine) into and around the operative site to achieve numbness in the area where a painful procedure is to be performed. This type of anesthesia does not involve any systemic sedation.

Examples of Local anesthesia in a sentence

  • Local anesthesia and regional/or trigeminal bloc anesthesia are not separately payable procedures.

  • Anesthetic▪ Local anesthesia only▪ Local anesthesia with Intravenous (IV) sedation Anesthetic risks include discomfort, nausea/vomiting, dizziness and allergic reactions.

  • Local anesthesia during dental rehabs, “To use, or not to use: that (still) is the question.” Pediatr Dent 2010;32(1):7.

  • Local anesthesia can cause injury to nerves that can result in pain, numbness, tingling, or other sensory disturbances to the chin, lip, cheek, gum, or tongue which may persist for several weeks, months, or, in rare cases, may be permanent.

  • Local anesthesia in conjunction with any procedure by the same Dentist/dental office is considered part of the overall procedure and fees are Not Billable to the Eligible Person.


More Definitions of Local anesthesia

Local anesthesia means the introduction of a local anesthetic
Local anesthesia means the administration of an agent that produces a transient and reversible loss of sensation in a circumscribed portion of the body.
Local anesthesia means an agent, whether a natural medicine or prescription drug,
Local anesthesia means an agent, whether a natural medicine or nonscheduled prescription drug, which:
Local anesthesia means the injection of a local anesthetic agent (e.g., Lidocaine) into and around the operative site to eliminate sensory perception in the area where a procedure(s) is to be performed. This type of anesthesia does not involve any systemic sedation.
Local anesthesia means an agent, whether a natural medicine or nonscheduled
Local anesthesia means the injection of a drug or combination of drugs to stop or prevent a painful sensation in a circumscribed area of the body where a painful procedure is to be performed, and is limited to local infiltration anesthesia, digital blocks, and pudendal blocks. Local anesthesia does not include regional anesthesia or any systemic sedation.