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Analgesia, Epidural MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Analgesia, Epidural
Tree Number(s)
E03.091.080
Unique ID
D015360
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D015360
Annotation
for relief of pain: do not confuse with ANESTHESIA, EPIDURAL
Scope Note
The relief of pain without loss of consciousness through the introduction of an analgesic agent into the epidural space of the vertebral canal. It is differentiated from ANESTHESIA, EPIDURAL which refers to the state of insensitivity to sensation.
Entry Term(s)
Epidural Analgesia
NLM Classification #
WO 305
Previous Indexing
Analgesia (1966-1988)
Anesthesia, Epidural (1966-1988)
Epidural Space (1979-1988)
Pain, Postoperative/prevention & control (1966-1988)
Pain/drug therapy (1966-1988)
Public MeSH Note
89
History Note
89
Date Established
1989/01/01
Date of Entry
1988/06/02
Revision Date
1991/05/12
Analgesia, Epidural Preferred
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