Monitoring Requirements for Patients Receiving Regional Anesthesia

  • Category:

    Pain treatment - pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    All Age Inclusive.

  • Tags:

    CPNB, Epidural, Nerve Blocks, Policy.

  • Type of Document:

    Medication guideline, Nursing guideline, Pain assessment protocol, Treatment guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    Acute, Cancer pain, Critical care, Disease related pain, General, Other, Palliative, Post-operative, Procedural.

  • Author:

    The Hospital for Sick Children

The purpose of this document is to inform health care providers of the monitoring and assessment
requirements for patients receiving regional anaesthesia via continuous epidural infusion or continuous
peripheral nerve block.