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Alternatives to lidocaine as a local anaesthetic

By Skin Cancer Institute |July 20, 2022

What local anaesthetic is suitable for skin cancer surgery procedures in the primary care setting? In this short video, Associate Professor Tony Dicker looks at recent studies into local anaesthesia alternatives to lidocaine.

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In the video, A/Prof Dicker discusses the findings of relevant studies into various local anaesthetics for primary care procedures and how this can be applied in your own clinical setting, including dosages and recommendations for use.

Alternatives to lidocaine are important because there are some patients who experience allergies to local anaesthesia.

Watch all this and much more in the full video above.

Topics: skin cancer surgery, local anaesthetic

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