The Trials and Tribulations of Local Anaesthesia

Professor Tara Renton



  • An update on Pain
  • What local anaesthetics to use and where
  • Some systemic issues
  • The Articaine the nerve injury question?
  • Update the clinician on LA techniques


  • The delegate will better understand recent developments in Pain diagnosis and management
  • The delegates will have an improved understanding of the application of LA : what local anaesthetics to use and where
  • The delegate will know what systemic complications can arise from LA and how best to avoid them
  • The delegate will understand the problems and adavantages of using higher concentration LA
  • The delegate will depart with an improved knowledge of useful LA techniques


The delegate may modify their LA practice to minimise nerve injuries and optimise pain management

Length: 1hr 6mins